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Pope Francis circles the altar with incense during a Mass in Revolution Square in Holguin, Cuba (PA)

The Pope addressed thousands of Cubans on the feast of St Matthew

Frederick Wiseman’s film uncovers the inner workings of the National Gallery (CNS)

Frederick Wiseman’s new film about the National Gallery is reassuringly serious

The drawings will be authenticated by a specialised geometric test

The Descent by Caravaggio will take part in the exhibition ‘The Word made image’ at the Prado museum

The 'Deposition From the Cross' by Caravaggio (CNS photo/courtesy of the Vatican Museums)

The latest masterpiece, found in Campion Hall, does not look like much to me

Public can see painting of Paul V for only the second time

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster (Photo: Mazur/

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Fr Marius Zerafa, the priest who masterminded the rescue of a stolen Caravaggio, in front of a copy of Fra Angelico’s Annunciation, which he painted

The friar and the Caravaggio thieves

Meet the Maltese priest at the heart a sting operation which saved a precious painting of St Jerome

Lord Patten of Barnes

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Experts study ‘The Martyrdom of St Lawrence’