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(Sankt Marien Basilika, Nordportal)

Papstportal

Pope's Portal

born Karol Józef Wojtyła (Wadowice, Poland, 1920 - Rome 2005)
Pope from 16 October 1978 until his death on 2 April 2005
(Wikipedia)
Bert Gerresheim
1989

Kevelaer /  Papstportal   Kevelaer /  Papstportal

Description

Bronze doors with two depictions of Pope John Paul II. On the left door the pope opens the pilgrim's door by hitting it with a hammer, on the right door the pope kneels in front of the Image of Grace.

The portal commemorates the visit of Pope John Paul II to Kevelaer in 1987.

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Location (N 51°35'4" - E 6°14'39")

Item Code: denw756; Photograph: 15 June 2019
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