Catholics have a long history of creating religious art. Whether it is to depict scenes from the Bible or to show the important figures in the Church, artists have always used their skills to produce beautiful and meaningful works of art. While some may see this as a pointless exercise, priests and other religious leaders often say that such art can help people better understand their faith and come closer to God. So what is the purpose of religious art? Why do Catholics create it? And what are its benefits? read more to find out!