Daar word op die oomblik in die kerk meer gepraat oor self-ontplooiing as oor self-opoffering.-Anon.......As ‘n kerk haar woorde begin devalueer, dan word die kerk ‘n ramp vir die volk. - K Schilder

11/22/2010

World’s biggest statue of Christ


The biggest statue of Christ has just been unveiled in Swiebodzin, Poland. The builder of the monument, father Sylwester Zawadzki does not hide his emotions. "I'm just overjoyed. It's one of the greatest moments of my life", he said.
Asked about the conception of the idea, father Sylwester Zawadzki said, "It was an idea of Our Lord Jesus Christ. I was only to erect it."
It is taller than the one in Rio de Janeire and the whole of it is more than 50 meters, where the mound that it stands on is 16 meters high. On top of the 33-meter tall statue there is a golden crown. Total weight of the statue is 440 tons. It can even been seen from the German border, which is 90 km away.
For more info, read here: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/poles-gather-for-consecration-of-gigantic-statue-of-jesus-christ-109677344.html

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