Why the Vatican thinks priests should learn about art, beauty

CRUX | Hannah Brockhaus:

ROME – Ugly churches with bad acoustics don’t do justice to the richness and beauty of the liturgy – and it’s this connection between art and faith that’s vital for priests to understand today, a Vatican official insists.

A project to study the training of priests and other cultural workers in the Church in the aesthetics and history of art, especially as it contributes in the creation of religious art fitting for sacred spaces, has been launched by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Culture… Read more

Image: Church interior. (Credit: Unsplash)