Thursday, June 30, 2011

AMERICA: PERU: WORLD'S TALLEST STATUE OF JESUS

JESUSCARITASEST.ORG REPORT: Peru now has the world's tallest statue of Jesus. On Wed. Peru Jun 29, it was unveiled standing at 123foot (37 meters).
Peru - a celebration of music and fireworks marked the inauguration of the statue

Peru's President Alan Garcia invested thousands of dollars in the project. During the opening ceremony he said, "Our Lord, Jesus Christ, I ask you to bring peace to our country,''Material things can do a lot, but nothing is worth anything if there is not a transcendental and different message, and that is what you have brought here." Thousands attended the inauguration including the Apostolic Nuncio Msgr. Bruno Musaro. There was music and fireworks to celebrate the occassion. (IMAGE SOURCE: RTE NEWS)


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