The First Icons of Saints Peter and Paul

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 \AM\.\Wed\.

Nicole Winfield of the Associated Press wrote this neat article on these rediscovered icons inside Rome’s catacombs:

Twenty-first century laser technology has opened a window into the early days of the Catholic Church, guiding researchers through the dank, musty catacombs beneath Rome to a startling find: the first known icons of the apostles Peter and Paul.

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Manga and Iconography of Saints

Friday, February 26, 2010 \AM\.\Fri\.

The comic book art form of manga from Japan is being transformed to feature the lives of saints as part of Catholic iconography.

YouTube video courtesy of Rome Reports TV News Agency.