The results support the icon's origins as recounted in medieval legend.
For centuries, the water has been known for its healing properties, which Leonardo da Vinci, after months of research, called “miraculous.”
As the Catholic Diocese of Rome emerges from lockdown, priests may register for free antibody tests which could indicate immunity.
The Italian city is known for street shrines honoring the Madonna and local saints.
As restrictions ease, the Eternal City begins to reemerge.
The Neapolitan treat has been a best-seller ever since.
Post-lockdown period brings new concern to artistic patrimony in churches and museums.
For eight weeks, the bereaved were prohibited from gathering together to mourn.
The beloved saint shows us that forced periods of isolation from society can be turned into spiritual experiences of contemplation, prayer and reflection.
The sword was carried in procession along with the Blessed Sacrament and a relic of the Holy Cross through the southern Italian town of Gargano.