Quote of the day


“Beauty, whether that of the natural universe or that expressed in art, precisely because it opens up and broadens the horizons of human awareness, pointing us beyond ourselves, bringing us face to face with the abyss of Infinity, can become a path towards the transcendent, towards the ultimate Mystery, towards God.”

–Pope Benedict XVI, November 22, 2009

‘The World Needs Beauty,” says Pope

Larger version of the photo is at Hubble Heritage.

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