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Black Jesus version of Michelangelo’s ‘Pietà’ divides Catholics on race and politics

Black Pieta

Vatican CityRNS An interpretation of Michelangelo’s iconic ‘Pietà’ featuring a Black Jesus has unexpectedly caused a debate about Black Lives Matter, the sanctity of art and the evangelisation of Africa after the Pontifical Academy of Life, an official Vatican thinktank, tweeted out a photo of the reimagined statue on 12th September.  The tweet, posted by […]