Art: All Roads ...

In Rome last week, the Vatican welcomed visitors to one of the biggest and most patiently collected art exhibits of the year. It consisted of religious paintings and sculptures by native artists in 600 Roman Catholic mission centers around the world.

The show had been organized for Rome's Holy Year by Monsignor Celso Costantini, Vatican Secretary for the Propagation of the Faith, and himself for twelve years an apostolic delegate in China. Under his direction, the Church's missionaries had collected what they could from churches in their own mission districts, commissioned some works, and...

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