Thursday, November 13, 2014

Monument to St. John Paul II nears completion

Bronze likeness of the Pope who visited Vancouver in 1984 will be positioned early next year
Louise Weir stands on a stepladder next to a clay figure of the Polish Pope, which she has been working on since March. It stands about 10 feet high and weighs 2,000 pounds. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
 Numerous historical figures are memorialized in bronze on various Vancouver sites. Soon a 10-foot likeness of Pope St. John Paul II will join them. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Her Royal Highness Princess Anne. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
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