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Juan Pablo 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)
Czesław Dźwigaj
2012

La Laguna, San Cristóbal de /  Juan Pablo II   La Laguna, San Cristóbal de /  Juan Pablo II

Description

Statue of Pope John Paul II with two children.

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Inscription(s)

AL BEATO JUAN PABLO II
que desde el cielo bendica a las
islas canarias y a sus habitantes
——
este monumento fue donado
por la fundación polaca
juan kobylanski y usopal
e inaugurado por el
obispo nivariense
bernardo álvarez afonso

15 de abril de 2012
To the Blessed John Paul II
who from heaven blesses the
Canary Islands and their inhabitants
——
This monument was donated
by the Polish Foundation
Juan Kobylanski and USOPAL
and inaugurated by the
bishop of Tenerife
Bernardo Álvarez Afonso

15 April 2012
SAN JUAN PABLO II
canonizado por el papa francisco
en la plaza de san pedro de roma
el 27 de abril de 2014

Recuerdan este acontecimiento
La Diócesis Nivariense y
la Fundación Juan Kobylanski
Saint John Paul II
Canonized by Pope Franciscus
on St. Peter's Square in Rome
27 April 2014

Remembering this event
The Diocese of Tenerife and
the Juan Kobylanski Foundation

USOPAL = Unión de Sociedades y Organizaciones Polacas de América Latina (Union of Polish Societies and Organizations in Latin America)

Signature

Czesław Dźwigaj - Poland 2011

San Cristóbal de La Laguna - Juan Pablo II

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Location (N 28°29'25" - W 16°19'14")

Item Code: esca658; Photograph: 3 February 2020
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