A Pieta was donated to the Basilica of Suyapa on the occasion of the dedication of their Church and blessed by his Eminence Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga SDB, head of the Roman Curia and advisor to His Holiness Pope Francis. In attendance was the first lady of Honduras, Ana Garcia de Hernandez, wife of the President, Juan Orlando Hernandez as well as numerous Bishops and Cardinals from around the world.
“Christ is the physical image of the invisible God and this is most perfectly depicted in this sculpture. The Pieta is here thanks to the generous contribution of Tom and Sandy Prasil, along with the donations from our parishioners including many of the children.” ~ Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares
“This generous donation in support of the ongoing mission of the Michelangelo Legacy to place his masterpieces in locations around the world, where they can touch the souls of millions that do not have the opportunity to travel to the Basilica of St. Peter in Vatican City, to stand before the world’s more divinely inspired artwork that is Michelangelo’s Pieta.” ~ David Newren
St. John Chrysostom Church and Arte Divine, in conjunction with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, have placed a life-size marble casting of Michelangelo’s ‘Pietà’ at St. John Chrysostom Church in Inglewood. “We are so blessed to have an exact casting of one of the greatest works of religious art ever created, placed here at St. John Chrysostom,” said Father Marcos Gonzalez, pastor at St. John Chrysostom. “To be able to share this truly moving sculpture with our parishioners and