Where is the Christian spirit in Scotland loaning art to US?

Salvador Dali’s Christ of St John of the Cross is one of Glasgow’s artistic and cultural gems, that is not being disputed. The furore over the fact that the £80 million painting is leaving the country tomorrow on loan to Atlanta, Georgia in the US—and will not be here during the Papal visit to Scotland on September 16—is blowing the matter way out of proportion.

Hmm… here is an image of the painting:

Whatever its artistic merits, I’m not sure that the Pope is basing his visit on seeing this particular piece of art.

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