In this Sept. 23, 2011 photo a woman carries her luggage past a sculpture of late John Paul II outside Rome's main train station. Pilloried by the Vatican for creating a sculpture some mockingly said ... more 
In this Sept. 23, 2011 photo a woman carries her luggage past a sculpture of late John Paul II outside Rome's main train station. Pilloried by the Vatican for creating a sculpture some mockingly said more resembled Benito Mussolini than beloved John Paul II, a Rome artist has been given a chance at redemption. Sculptor Oliviero Rainaldi said he will soon tackle changes decided upon earlier this month by a committee of Vatican art experts, Rome culture officials and scholars. In an interview with The Associated Press, Rainaldi accepted the bad press and said it was all part of the work of being an artist. "Even Michelangelo was criticized" for his work in the Sistine Chapel, the sculptor said. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gregorio Borgia
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 5:30 AM EDT