Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Weißenburg in Bayern
Lkr. Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen

Bayern

Holzgasse 1
(St. Willibaldskirche)

Sankt Petrus und Sankt Paulus

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.

1871

Weißenburg in Bayern /  Sankt Petrus und Sankt Paulus

Description

Two stone statues in the façade of the St. Willibaldskirche.

Weißenburg in Bayern - Sankt Petrus und Sankt Paulus
Sankt Petrus
Weißenburg in Bayern - Sankt Petrus und Sankt Paulus
Sankt Paulus

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Location N 49°1'38" E 10°58'12"

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