Vatican City

Ten essential artworks to see in Vatican City

From Michelangelo’s Sistine Ceiling to a whole room dedicated to Henri Matisse, we round up some of the unmissable artistic treasures in the world's smallest state


Raphaels reunited for the Pope’s German visit

The Pope apparently insisted that the Vatican's Raphael’s Madonna di Foligno be displayed alongside Dresden’s own Raphael, painted in the same year