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Sacred Art and Architecture in the Teaching of the Church
The right use of images remained a concern of the Church’s pastors in the centuries after Trent, and one of the most significant documents was Pope Benedict XIV’s Brief Sollicitudini Nostrae of 1745, which provided a concise summary of current questions. However, it was only in the twentieth century that the Supreme Magisterium of the Church made general pronouncements about sacred art and its relationship with the sacred liturgy.