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When Rome Policed Art

A century ago, a little-known Belgian artist named Albert Servaes became famous when cardinals at the Holy Office in Rome censured him for depicting Jesus Christ in a way they considered unsuitable for Catholics. The story made the front page of American Art News in New York. In this . . . . Continue Reading »

Tolerating Catholics

The latest installment in an ongoing interview series with contributing editor Mark Bauerlein. Michael Breidenbach joins the podcast to discuss Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Tolerance in Early America. The conversation is embedded below. For your long-term convenience, . . . . Continue Reading »

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