STATUES - HITHER & THITHER
United States of America
Denver
Colorado

Colfax Avenue / Logan Street
(Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception)

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)
Jacek Osadczuk
2009

Denver /  Pope John Paul II   Denver /  Pope John Paul II

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

POPE
JOHN PAUL II
1978 - 2005

Verso:

VIII
WORLD YOUTH DAY
AUGUST 11-15 1993

Annotation

Life-size statue dedicated to Pope John Paul II for his visit to Denver in 1993 for World Youth Day VIII. The statue is blessed and dedicated by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., on 17 May 2009. The statue was installed on April 2, the fourth anniversary of the late pontiff’s death. The dedication date was one day before his birthday.

Sculptor

Information

Tags

Location N 39°44'24" W 104°58'55"

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