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Vatican Considers Limiting Sistine Chapel to Visitors

Posted October 31st, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The Vatican says it may consider limiting the number of visitors to its Sistine Chapel to prevent further damage to Michelangelo’s famed frescoes. Museum Director Antonio Paolucci says the paintings — which include the famed scene where God gives life to Adam — are being damaged by the breath, sweat and heat from the nearly […]

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