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Sistine Chapel Unveils New Lights With Intelligent Design

Sistine Chapel Unveils New Lights With Intelligent Design

The Sistine Chapel has unveiled a technologically advanced LED lighting project as part of a conservation effort consisting of design intelligence. Over 500 years ago when the Sistine Chapel was first adorned with Michelangelo’s frescoes, the chapel did not yet, have the 600 million visitors per year it now hosts. According to the The Daily […]

Pope Francis: Will the Church Join the 21st Century on Social Issues?

Pope Francis: Will the Church Join the 21st Century on Social Issues?

Pope Francis’ mission to modernize and reform the Roman Catholic Church may have been dealt a blow on Saturday, after proposals for wider acknowledgement and acceptance of the LGBT community and remarried Catholics who have been divorced were water downed in the final revised document on the Church’s stance regarding families. This setback raises the central […]

Setback for Pope Francis on Gay Statement

Setback for Pope Francis on Gay Statement

In what is being called a setback for Pope Francis, the midterm document from the synod has had language regarding gays and lesbians removed after conservative bishops blocked its inclusion. After failing to receive the needed two-thirds majority in a vote, the controversial paragraph was removed leaving some progressives unhappy and disappointed. The document is […]

Pope Rented Out Sistine Chapel

Pope Rented Out Sistine Chapel

Any famous site can be rented for a price, even the Vatican. Pope Francis continues to shakes things up in Rome. But, his latest is a first. The Pope has rented out the Sistine Chapel for a corporate event this weekend. Museums and historical sites from the Musée du Louvre to the Metropolitan Museum of […]

Vatican Changes Wording Not Message on Homosexuals

Vatican Changes Wording Not Message on Homosexuals

The news that the Vatican was shifting tone towards being more welcoming of homosexuals rocked the religious world and was called an “earthquake.” But now it seems that conservative backlash has forced a change in the wording of the document from “welcoming” to “providing for” homosexuals. The original English form of the 2014 synod’s relatio […]

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