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Cappella Sistina [Sistine Chapel] - is the best- known chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope,

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Painting the ceiling this weekend? Spare a thought for the man who created the Sistine Chapel

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Vatican City, Italy - Sistine Chapel. A Return to classical architecture (notice no pointed gothic arches). WEEK 23

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Vatican City. Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel has to be the most visually stunning interior I have ever seen.

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Michelangelo for Preschool children - looking at how he worked

Sistine chapel. Rome, Italy. There's really no explanation needed... it's on everybody's list!

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Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo. Michelangelo painted 12,000 sq ft of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling, and especially The Last Judgment (1535–1541), is widely believed to be Michelangelo's crowning achievement in painting.

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Pope warns of cold societies that lack compassion in New Year message

Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St.Peter's square

Is the quest for truth futile

Is the truth a useless concept? Our efforts to find the ultimate truth have all failed. Should we abandon it as a goal? Here are a few of my thoughts.

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