Skip to comments.Lightning Breaks Finger Off Rio’s Christ Statue
Posted on 01/18/2014 7:41:14 PM PST by lbryceEdited on 01/18/2014 7:44:24 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Lightning has broken a finger off the right hand of Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro.
Father Omar, rector of the shrine that holds the statue, told the Globo radio station that lightning frequently strikes the nearly 100-foot tall statue, a symbol of Rio that overlooks the Brazilian city from the peak of the Corcovado mountain.
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Something about graven images, I believe.
The real Jesus in heaven will one day take it all the way down, with a smile.
video of damage
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