Posts Tagged ‘Photographs’

Sistine Chapel replica opened in Mexico City

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

A temporary life-sized replica of the Sistine Chapel has been put up in Mexico City as a private art project. The replica, which has been approved by the Vatican, is open to the public until June 30. The replica was created using more than 2.7 million photographs printed on cloth and hung from a metal Read more

Dublin archdiocese bans photos during religious services

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Dublin archdiocese is banning photographs being taken during religious ceremonies, in order to protect children from potential abusers. Each diocese in Ireland has been directed to have guidelines governing the filming and photography of children while they are on church grounds. The move derives from standards issued by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in Read more

Diwali in images

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

In 2013, Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated on Nov. 3 by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit deepavali, which means a row of lights. The festival of Diwali symbolizes the victory of light over dark, good over evil and knowledge over darkness. Diwali is one of the biggest Read more