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Journalist photographs Sistine Chapel illuminated with new LED lighting at Vatican

Bright lights, cool air protect Sistine Chapel from visiting hordes

October 30, 2014 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican is not promising visitors to the Sistine Chapel more elbow room, but it is guaranteeing a cooler experience. Marking the year of the 450th anniversary of Michelangelo Buonarroti’s death, the Vatican Museums hope the brand new air conditioning system and the 7,000 new LED lights will…

Successful Kickstarter campaign makes dreams come true for composer

October 29, 2014 DES MOINES, Iowa (CNS) — After attending a “lavishly produced” play at the large, Protestant church on the west end of town, composer Tom Quiner of Holy Trinity Parish in Des Moines decided it was high time this quality of evangelization was offered to Catholics. Quiner, who has produced theatrical productions such…

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