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(Chapelle Saint-Dominique)

Saints Pierre et Paul

Saint Peter and Saint Paul

The apostles Peter and Paul are often depicted together. In Catholic tradition, Peter is said to have founded the church in Rome with Paul, served as its bishop, authored two epistles, and then met martyrdom there along with Paul.

c. 1876

Mars-la-Tour /  Saints Pierre et Paul   Mars-la-Tour /  Saints Pierre et Paul


Two cast-iron, red-painted statues flanking the entrance of the little Chapelle Saint-Dominique.

Mars-la-Tour - Saints Pierre et Paul
prince des apôtres premier pape
de l'eglise militante
Mars-la-Tour - Saints Pierre et Paul
apôtre des nations predicatevr
de la verité dans le monde entier

The chapel is built c. 1876 to honor the combatants of the 1870-71 war fallen on the battlefields of Gravelotte, Rézonville, Saint-Privat, Vionville and Mars-la-Tour.

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Locatie (N 49°5'54" - E 5°53'39") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: frlo172; Photograph: 27 May 2019
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