Large relief on the south façade of the cathedral. The relief shows the handover of the WYD logo by Pope John Paul II to Pope Benedict XVI. The two popes face the architecture of St. Peter's in Rome and the Cologne Cathedral. On the mitres at her feet, the arms of the two popes are seen.
On the side:
unter dem erzbischof von köln joachim kardinal meisner
errichtet in mai 2009
bildhauer bert gerresheim kunstgiesserei schmäke
Bert Gerresheim - Francisco Ces Hernandez
guss schmäke | düsseldorf
Inaugurated by the archbishop Cardinal Meisner 15 May 2009.
- Francisco Ces Hernandez,
Spanish-German sculptor, assistant of Bert Gerresheim.
- Bert Gerresheim (1935), German sculptor in Düsseldorf (Wikipedia).
Sources & Information
Location N 50°56'27" E 6°57'27"
Item Code: denw504; Photograph: 14 May 2016
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