Arizona Supreme Court says artists have right to decline same-sex wedding creations

Arizona Supreme Court says artists have right to decline same-sex wedding creations

CNA—The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of two Christian artists who argue that they should not be forced to create custom artwork for same-sex weddings in opposition to their religious beliefs. “The rights of free speech and free exercise, so precious to this nation since its founding, are not limited to soft murmurings…
Our Lady of Guadalupe Inspires Chicago Illuminator

Our Lady of Guadalupe Inspires Chicago Illuminator

Researching how to best create an illumination of Our Lady of Guadalupe for an upcoming week-long workshop (Jan. 18 – 23, 2009) on the Techniques of Tempera Painting and Gilding, Chicago-based illuminator Jed Gibbons drew unexpected inspiration from the following description of Our Lady of Guadalupe found on this website:  http://www.sancta.org/nican.html: Then he climbed the…