Statue of John Paul II to be unveiled on All Saints Day in Mexico

.- The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, will unveil a bronze statue of Pope John Paul II today in the archdiocesan cathedral.

According to the Notimex news agency, hundreds of Mexicans contributed to the material for making the statue by donating keys.

On Wednesday, All Saints Day, “we will inaugurate the statue that was born in the hearts of all of you buy donating a key so that this statue could be possible…On that same day the President (Vicente Fox) will inaugurate the (restoration) works that were made possible during his term,” the cardinal said.

Cardinal Rivera also said that during the ceremony the Cathedrals new floor, restored reredos and organ will also be inaugurated.


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