Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Vila Franco do Campo
(Fr. de São Pedro)
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Rua Teófilo Braga / Rua Cónego Sena Freitas
(Igreja de São Pedro)

São Pedro

Saint Peter

(Greek: Πέτρος, Pétros, "stone, rock"; possibly died AD 67)
apostle, featured prominently in the New Testament and the Acts of the Apostles. Patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually depicted holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand. Peter is the first Pope
(Wikipedia)

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Vila Franco do Campo /  São Pedro   Vila Franco do Campo /  São Pedro

Description

Stone statue of St. Peter holding a cross staff on which hangs a key. The statue is placed in a niche in the façade of the Igreja de São Pedro.

Tags

Location N 37°42'56" W 25°26'18"

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