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St. John Lateran Basilica

The basilica is the official seat of the Pope, and therefore mother church of all churches. It is quite interesting how its interior architecture shows, in a very visual way how the Church is founded on Peter and the Apostles.

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The Agony in the Garden

Andrea Mantegna paints, in a very stylized manner, the Agony in the Garden on what looks like an altar as an allegory to Christ’s Passion as a sacrifice.

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Disputation of the Holy Sacrament

This Fresco in the Vatican Palace reveals many recurring themes that have been taught and passed down through the ages such as The Communion of Saint, the origin of the Holy Spirit, the Real Presence, and the acceptance of mystery.

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Isenheim Altarpiece

When Matthias Grunewald painted the Isenheim Altarpiece, he added John the Baptist and a lamb in the crucifixion scene to help us remember that it is the body and blood of Christ we part take of in every mass. The finger of John the Baptist points to...

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