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Marvelous Piece on the Consecration of Fatima

(I am still working on the meaty post I referenced yesterday. It covers the Supreme Court ruling, my work in more detail, and several other things. 1,729 more words


"Eggs Benedict" Papal Portrait Presents New Clash Between Art and Religion

In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an art museum is gaining record high memberships recently. This sudden success can be credited to an upcoming addition to the exhibit, “Eggs Benedict” by Niki Johnson. 320 more words


JAMES TARANTO: Ceci N’est Pas une Pape

Wall Street Journal — Religion, art and journalistic double standards.

“The unusual medium used to create a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI . . . has upset Roman Catholic leaders in Milwaukee,” reports Mitch Smith of the New York Times. 71 more words


Created "in act of protest," 'Eggs Benedict' portrait crafted with condoms to be displayed at MAM

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Art Museum will display a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made entirely out of condoms. The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is calling it a “callous decision,” but the artist who created it says it’s fulfilling its intended purpose. 266 more words