Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Angra do Heroísmo
(Fr. da Sé)
Terceira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Rua da Sé
(Adro da Igreja do Santíssimo Salvador da Sé)

João Paulo II

Pope John Paul II

born Karol Józef Wojtyła (Wadowice, Poland, 1920 - Rome 2005)
Pope from 16 October 1978 until his death on 2 April 2005
(Wikipedia)
Álvaro Raposo de França
1993

Angra do Heroísmo /  João Paulo II   Angra do Heroísmo /  João Paulo II

Description

Bronze statue of Pope John Paul II making a blessing gesture and holding his staff with crucifix. The statue remembers the visit of Pope John Paul II to Angra do Heroísmo in 1991.

Inscription(s)

JOÃO PAULO II

11-5-1991

Signature

raposo de frança 93

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 38°39'20" - W 27°13'14")

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