Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Mar 7, 2022 / 14:25 pm
A picture of a statue of Christ being removed from the Armenian Cathedral of Lviv for safekeeping has gone viral on Twitter.
The picture, which was posted by Tim Le Berre on March 5, shows five men lowering a statue of Christ through a wall. A follow-up tweet from Le Berre depicts the statue wrapped in packaging foam sheets ahead of transport.
Jesus Christ statue being taken out of Armenian Cathedral of Lviv, Ukraine, to be stored in a bunker for protection. The last time it was taken out was during WWII. pic.twitter.com/vjWxa00ecW— Tim (@TimLeBerre) March 5, 2022
According to Le Berre, the statue will “be stored in a bunker for protection,” and the last time the statue was removed was World War II.