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Remember that horrid bronze statue of John Paul II in Rome? UPDATE!

Remember the gawdawful bronze statue of John Paul II in front of Rome’s Stazione Termini that was unveiled some time back?  Public outcry and a sense of humanity required a revision.
What it looked like:

We were not sure who it was, but … Continue reading

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A face only the sculptor could love

Remember this?

Direct from an episode of Doctor Who, comes this new statue at the Stazione Termini in Rome.
Some people think it is monstrous.
I am one of them.
The sculptor is defending his work.
From CNA:

John Paul II sculptor defends his work
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“It seemed like a good idea at the time….” – the new John Paul II “statue” in Rome

I was dying to find out the reaction to the new “statue” of John Paul II near Rome’s train station.  It is, in my opinion, horrendous.  In the pages of the Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano there is a short blurb … Continue reading

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New statue of John Paul II in Rome – WDTPRS POLL

At Rome’s main train station today, the Stazione Termini, there was unveiled a 5 meter high bronze statue of Bl. John Paul.

What do you think of this statue?  Romans are divided, but not equally divided.
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