NEWS FEATURE: Vatican completes 20-year restoration of the Sistine Chapel

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c. 1999 Religion News Service VATICAN CITY _ With the restoration of frescoes by Botticelli and other important Italian painters of the 15th century, the Vatican has completed a 20-year project to return the Sistine Chapel to its Renaissance splendor. The 12 brilliantly colored panels on the side walls of the chapel, showing scenes from […]

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