Statues - Hither & Thither

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Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz (estátua)

Father Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz (statue)

Alcochete 1859 - Lisboa 1948
Portuguese priest who became popularly known as the Holy Father Cruz. The process of beatification begun in 1951
Luís Valdês Castelo Branco

Alcochete /  Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz (estátua)   Alcochete /  Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz (estátua)


Bronze statue of Father Cruz


pe dr francisco rodrigues da cruz
nascido nesta a ila a 29-7-1859

baptizado na igreja matriz
de alcochete em 25-2-1860

faleceu em lisboa
em 1-10-1948

a camara municipal de alcochete
o erigiu em 15-1-1969

Father Dr. Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz
Born on this island on 29-7-1859

Baptized in the parish church
of Alcochete on 25-2-1860

Died in Lisbon
on 1-10-1948

The Municipal Chamber of Alcochete
erected it on 15-1-1969


castelo branco 1966


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Location (N 38°45'21" - W 8°57'39")

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Item Code: ptli109; Photograph: 1 September 2017
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