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Medieval

The fascinating story of the Marian National Shrine and Our Lady of the Grotto of Mellieħa, in Malta

One of the oldest traditions is that St. Luke painted this fresco during his sojourn in Malta, way back in AD 60.

Treasured art collection at Princeton now free online for limited time

The Index of Medieval Art is a vast collection and a rich resource.

See the Coventry “Doom” painting, hidden for nearly 500 years

It took two fires, two restorations, and half a millennium for this masterpiece to go on full display.

U.K. rail workers discover a medieval shrine in cave

The 14th-century remains of the place of worship were found on St. Catherine's Hill, also know as Drakehull or "The Hill of the Dragon."

21-foot Last Supper painted by a nun restored to former glory

Sister Plautilla Nelli's paintings were so popular in the 16th-century that just about every villa in Florence featured her enormous works.

Dominicans’ YouTube channel will teach you to chant, for free

Two young friars are bringing Catholic music education to a computer near you.

Remains of Scottish revolutionary-era friar identified from clothes

The rare find was released to modern-day Dominicans for interment and a memorial service.

St. Thomas Becket’s bloodied tunic to return to Canterbury

The loan from the Vatican comes to honor the 850th anniversary of his martyrdom.

Aleteia is now on Spotify! Here’s our Visigothic chant playlist

The manuscripts that make up the canon of this kind of liturgical chant are all subsequent to the Arab invasion of the Iberian Peninsula.

This stained glass window is larger than a tennis court

York Minster's Great East Window is made up of 311 panels depicting passages from the Bible and historical Church figures.

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