Pope Julius' heart-to-heart with Michelangelo

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Monday, 17 August 2009

Julius II called Michelangelo into the Sistine Chapel one day in late summer.

"My son, " he began, "We can no longer afford all the extravagances of the Renaissance."

"What do you mean, Your Holiness?"

"We have to shut you down, Mike"

"Why, Your Holiness?"

"We're Baroque."

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