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When Rihanna dressed as the pope

(RNS) — At this year’s Met Gala, New York’s biggest fashion night, the theme was 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.' For practicing Roman Catholics, the red carpet coverage was at once thrilling and troubling.

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So, how Jewish was Modigliani?

NEW YORK (RNS) — The Jewish Museum exhibit would be a must-see for Modigliani lovers even if it had no thesis, but it also delves deeply into identity, particularly the artist's brand of Judaism and its artistic expression.