Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Novo mesto
Jugovzhodna Slovenija

Kapiteljska ulica
(Kapiteljska Cerkev Sv. Nikolaja)

Anton Vovk

Vrba 1900 - Ljubljana 1963
auxiliary bishop of Ljubljana since 1946, bishop since 1959, and archishop 1961
(Wikipedia)
Miha Kač
2003 (2012)

Novo mesto /  Anton Vovk   Novo mesto /  Anton Vovk

Description

Bronze bust of Archbishop Vovk to commemorate the fact that on 20 January 1952 Vovk was doused with gasoline and set alight by secret police agents at the Bršljin train station in Novo mesto.

Inscription(s)

ob 60. letnici
zažiga v novem
mestu postavila
stolna župnija
novo mesto,
20. 1. 2012

božju služabnik
NADŠKOF ANTON VOVK
1900-1963

in domino confido -
v gospoda zaupam!

At the 60th anniversary
of his burning in Novo
Mesto erected.
Cathedral,
Novo Mesto,
20. 1. 2012

Servant of God
ARCHBISHOP ANTON VOVK
1900-1963

In Domino confido -
I trust in the Lord!

Signature

M. Kač 2003

Sculptor

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Location (N 45°48'12" - E 15°9'59")

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