Posts Tagged ‘Sting’

Join Sting and his Catholic imagination – in full HD

Thursday, August 26th, 2021

Evyatar Marienberg, a historian of religion at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, has written a book about Sting’s Catholic imagination and how it fueled his creativity. Sting was confirmed at 14 and married his first wife in the Catholic Church at age 25. Though Sting no longer identifies as a Catholic, much of Read more

Sting’s enduring Catholic imagination

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Sting’s enduring Catholic imagination

Back in 2000, sociologist Andrew Greeley wrote a book called “The Catholic Imagination,” in which he looked at the enduring power of Catholic stories, images and sensibilities in shaping the experiences of artists through the ages — from the 16th-century Italian sculptor Bernini to the film director Martin Scorsese. Now there’s a new addition to Read more

Rockstar-to-rockstar at weekly papal audience

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

English singer-songwriter Sting and his wife Trudi Styler caught the papal eye at the pope’s weekly audience last Wednesday. Afterwards Sting (former frontman of The Police) tweeted a series of pictures of the moment, with the caption, “Pope Francis is a true rock star! A genuine charisma that filled the room. Read more Related Posts:Thousands Read more