Lux in Arcana: Vatican secret documents displayed

Rome’s Capitoline Museums are offering the chance for scholars to view formerly secret and historic Vatican documents never before seen outside of the Holy See. The exhibition runs February - September 2012.

Lux in Arcana: The Vatican Secret Archives Reveals Itself will include Galileo's retraction of his theories, the excommunication of Martin Luther, a letter to Pope Clement VII demanding Henry VIII's right to marry Anne Boleyn, and documents on the trials of the Knights Templar.

The MSNBC announcement includes a preview video for the exhibit.