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Art

Our collection of articles on art that uses religious inspiration and motifs, intended to uplift the mind to the spiritual.

10 Catholic creatives on Instagram who make beautiful art

Turn your time on social media into an opportunity to be inspired!

St. Patrick’s High Cross is a beautiful Irish Catholic mystery

With no records and time-worn images, experts are left to speculate on the ancient artwork.

Masterpieces of Catholic art for your home

Reproductions of famous works of art can help inspire you and those who visit your home.

The largest Jesus statue in Africa: Jesus de Greatest

Built by a layman, this is the fifth largest statue in Africa.

Teenager with Down syndrome wows the art world

Nonverbal since birth, Sevy has found her voice and wowed people around the globe with her talent.

Take a virtual tour of the largest Catholic church in North America

Explore Washington, DC's Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, with its over 80 chapels and oratories as well as countless works of art.

The fish and the cross: how one Christian symbol overtook the other

After Constantine legalized Christianity, followers of the Crucified One were able to more overtly display the instrument of salvation.

This famous sculpture depicts the ecstasy of St. Teresa of Avila

The life-sized marble sculpture of the “Ecstasy of St. Teresa” by Gian Lorenzo Bernini is considered a masterpiece of Baroque art.

Scientists find famed Italian crucifix is oldest wood sculpture in Europe

The results support the icon's origins as recounted in medieval legend.

The Veiled Christ: The Miracle of Transparent Marble

One of the most remarkable sculptures in the world is also the stuff of legend.

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