Pope Alexander VI (1431-1503) is remembered for fathering several children by his mistresses, but he was also responsible for commissioning some of the Vatican’s best-known artworks.
An ancient tradition is being kept alive under the streets of Glasgow. Visitors to a multimillion-pound waste-water project on the city’s south side have noticed tunnellers nodding to a small statue in a niche at the site entrance.
Lisa Makas (in the white strip), the striker who scored a goal for Austria in the match against France in the women’s European championship finals, once helped to prepare a meal for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
A permanent exhibition aims to ease Durham Cathedral's money worries.
John Maine RA is an abstract artist, so his new stained-glass memorial to the Special Air Service in Hereford Cathedral was never going to depict “a soldier in uniform crashing through the window with shards flying in all directions”.
“The telling of stories is an act of profound hospitality,” says Ali Smith, Man Booker prizewinner and patron of a “walking arts festival” called Refugee Tales that calls for the end of indefinite detention for immigrants.
When Pope Francis addressed top swimmers in Rome for the prestigious Sette Colli championships, he offered them a meditation on water, and his blessing.
A 24ft Ark will be weighing anchor today (Saturday) in Trinity Square, Hull, when the City of Culture 2017 resurrects a proud medieval tradition of putting on a Noah pageant.
A 24ft Ark will be weighing anchor today (Saturday) in Trinity Square, Hull, when the City of Culture 2017 resurrects a proud medieval tradition of putting on a Noah pageant
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