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
JOHN PAUL II
1978 - 2005
WORLD YOUTH DAY
AUGUST 11-15 1993
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.
- Jacek Osadczuk (Nysa, Poland 1958),
Polish sculptor in Ustrzyki Dolne (Subcarpathian Voivodeship)
Sources & Information
Location N 39°44'24" W 104°58'55"
Item Code: usco34; Photograph: 17 October 2010
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