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Is religious kitsch offensive? The answer is in the eye of the beholder

By Menachem Wecker — May 10, 2019

(RNS) — The line between well-intentioned kitsch and bad taste, experts in religious artwork say, can be blurry.

Catholic gift stores see a (papal) bull market

By David Gibson — August 9, 2013

(RNS) “If you are a Catholic gift and book store and you are not willing to reinvent yourself, you are going to be out of business,” said Alan Napleton, president of the Catholic Marketing Network. “God doesn’t seem to suspend the laws of economics just because we’re Catholic.”

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