Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Brezje
(Občina Radovljica)
Gorenjska

next to the church

Sv. Janez Pavel 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)
Stane Kolman
1996

Brezje /  Sv. Janez Pavel II   Brezje /  Sv. Janez Pavel II

Description

Bronze statue of pope John Paul II, who visited the sanctuary at Brezje on 17 May 1996. The statue was unveiled 24 November 1996 and got a new stone pedestal with an updated text in 2014.

Inscription(s)

Sv Janez Pavel II.,
prosi za nas!

papež 1978-2005

17. maja 1996 · obiskal marijo pomagaj
27. aprila 2014 · razglasen za svetnika

St. JOHN PAUL II.,
pray for us!

Pope 1978-2005

17 May 1996 · visited St. Mary Help of Christians
27 April 2014 · declared a saint

Signature

Kolman (?) 96

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 46°19'43" E 14°13'55"

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