Virtual no more – real Michelangelo awes again in Vatican Museums

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – If you’ve ever dreamed of being in the Sistine Chapel without feeling like you are craning your neck in a packed open-top tourist bus, now... Read more »

Nigeria taps the power of music to try to beat coronavirus

LAGOS (Reuters) – Two dozen Lagos healthcare workers in scrubs and face masks rushed outside the isolation tents and, making sure to keep six feet apart on the bright... Read more »

Oprah, Julia Roberts lead ‘Call to Unite’ 24-hour global livestream

FILE PHOTO: Oprah Winfrey speaks at the opening celebration of the Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island in New York, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Demetrius Freeman LOS ANGELES... Read more »

Germany postpones famous Alpine Passion Play due to coronavirus

BERLIN (Reuters) – Bavaria’s Passion Play, staged every decade since the 1630s when villagers thanked God for the end of the plague, has been postponed for two years due... Read more »

‘I take it personally’: Berlinale stars’ vent anger over German race killings

BERLIN (Reuters) – The racist killings of nine people in a German town cast a shadow over the Berlin Film Festival on Thursday, where a minute’s silence was held... Read more »

Drawing inspiration: Video marks Marley’s Redemption Song, 40 years on

LONDON (Reuters) – Forty years after Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song” was released, two French artists have created an intricate animation to one of the Jamaican reggae artist’s most celebrated... Read more »

Senator Rubio bringing Uighur activist as State of the Union guest

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) talks to reporters following a classified national security briefing of the U.S. Senate on developments with Iran after attacks by Iran on... Read more »

Former Pope Benedict breaks silence on celibacy debate after synod

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Former Pope Benedict, in a new book written with a conservative cardinal, defends priestly celibacy in the Catholic Church in what appears to be a... Read more »

Brazil’s Supreme Court overturns censorship of Netflix show

FILE PHOTO: An illustration photo shows the logo of Netflix, the American provider of on-demand internet streaming media, in Paris September 15, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters)... Read more »

Netflix appeals censorship case to Brazil’s Supreme Court

FILE PHOTO: An illustration photo shows the logo of Netflix, the American provider of on-demand internet streaming media, in Paris September 15, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters)... Read more »