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Papa 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)
António Augusto Lagoa Henriques
1995

Funchal /  Papa João Paulo II   Funchal /  Papa João Paulo II

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

[coat of arms]

TOTUS TUUS

a
sua santidade
o papa
joão paulo ii
a
madeira
agradecida
pela
visita pastoral
[12 de] maio 1991

 

Totally Yours

To
his holiness
Pope
John Paul II
from
grateful
Madeira
for the
pastoral visit
12 May 1991

Signature

LH 95

Annotation

Inaugurated 16 October 1995 on the Avenida António José de Almeida near the Avenida do Mar. This located caused some controversy and in 2005 the statue was transferred to the churchyard of the cathedral.

Funchal - Papa Joćo Paulo II

Sculptor

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Location (N 32°38'52" - W 16°54'30")

Item Code: ptma039; Photograph: 7 January 2014
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