Poland's statue of Jesus
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Poland's rival to Rio's iconic Christ the Redeemer

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is undoubtedly the best known image of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

The giant sculpture towers over the landscape and looks out over its famous beaches and has become a popular tourist destination in its own right, but it may now have a rival.

Catholic priests in Poland have consecrated their own huge statue of Jesus, which they say is even bigger.

Jack Izzard reports.

  • 22 Nov 2010
  • From the section Europe
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