Madrid, Spain -- Lecture on John Paul II’s Letter to Artists
On Sunday April 26, numerous representatives from the various artistic fields assembled in the Pontifical Basilica of St. Michael to read the “Letter to Artists,” written by John Paul II some ten years ago. The reading alternated with the presentation of musical pieces. The ceremony was preceded by a Mass celebrated by Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco. In his homily the Archbishop of Madrid spoke about the Church’s need for art and artists in its mission of evangelization.
Romana, n. 48, January-June 2009, p. 141.