A painting by Italian master Caravaggio titled “Ecce Homo” is pictured at the Prado museum in Madrid, Spain, on May 27, 2024. / Credit: PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP via Getty Images

Lost Masterpiece of Christ Now on Display: "One of the greatest discoveries in the history of art"

May 29, 2024

The lost painting by Caravaggio was recently rediscovered and is now on display at the Museo del Prado in Madrid, Spain.

Martin Earle, a sacred artist who specializes in works for churches and the liturgy, told CNA that one should not mistake an artistic revival for a simple re-creation of the past. | Credit: Courtesy of Martin Earle

"The religion of the Incarnation": Catholic artists reflect on the necessity of beauty

Mar 17, 2024

Despite the artistic lack in recent decades, there appears now to be a growing resurgence in the Catholic artistic world.

Bernini's baldacchino at the papal Mass on Jan. 1, 2024. | Credit: Vatican Media

Vatican Announces Major Restoration Project in St. Peter’s Basilica

Jan 11, 2024

The Vatican announced on Thursday that the soaring baldacchino over the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica will undergo a major restoration.

“Christ Carrying the Cross” by Titian (1490–1576). | Credit: Titian, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Vatican announces art contest for Stations of the Cross to be displayed in St. Peter’s Basilica

Dec 30, 2023

The Vatican has announced an art competition in which your paintings can be displayed inside of St. Peter’s Basilica.