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Lithuania
Šiauliai
Šiaulių apskritis

Vilniaus gatvė 247B
(Šv. Ignaco Lojolos bažnyčia - Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola)

Popiežius Jonas Paulius 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)
Mindaugas Junčys
2012

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Description

Granite statue of 3 m. high, weighing 6 ton.

Inscription(s)

Around the base:

viešpaties ramybė visada telydi jus (May the peace of the Lord be always upon you)

mecenatas
alfonsas zuklys
skulptorius
mindaugas junčys
Patron:
Alfonsas Žuklys
Sculptor:
Mindaugas Junčys

Information Sign

Popiežius Jonas Paulius II
(Karol Józef Wojtyła, 1920-2005)
apaštalinio vizito Lietuvoje metu
1993 m. rugsėjo 7d. meldėsi šioje
Šv. Ignaco Lojolos bažnyčioje
ir ilsėjosi jėzuitų namuose.

Šv. Tėvo Jono Pauliaus II
apsilankymui atminti
2012 m. lapkričio 4 d.
bažnyčios kiemelyje atidengta
ir pašventinta jo skulptūra.

Skulptūros autorius Mindaugas Junčys
Skulptūros mecenatas Alfonsas Žuklys

Pope John Paul II
(Karol Józef Wojtyła, 1920-2005)
during the apostolic visit to Lithuania
prayed on 7 September 1993 in
the Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
and rested in the Jesuit house.

To remember the visit
of the Holy Father John Paul II
on 4 November 2012
on the church yard was unveiled
and consecrated his sculpture.

Sculpture's author: Mindaugas Junčys
Sculpture's patron: Alfonsas Žuklys

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 55°56'5" - E 23°18'27")

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