Saturday, April 24, 2010

Iraqi Christians Erect Statue of Christ

Iraqi Christians recently erected a smaller copy of the famous statue of Christ in Rio de Janeiro. 
From Yahoo News:
The sculpture is only a tenth of the size of the 40-metre (130-foot) iconic statue that towers over the Brazilian city, but it has become a popular site for visitors in Hamdaniya, the north's largest Christian town.
"The idea of the statue is not to say Christians were here in case we leave," said Bashar Jarjees Habash, the city's coordinator of Christian affairs.
"But the idea of building the statue of Jesus opening his arms is to send a message of peace to everyone to say that we want to live in peace with all," said the 48-year-old.
"The people of this area have always tried to live in peace with everyone, even those who fight and threaten them."

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