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Visits of Pope John Paul II to Nicaragua

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, February 13, 2016
1. Visits of Pope John Paul II to Nicaragua Marker
Inscription.
Este obelisco y la Plaza de la Fe Juan Pablo II, conmemoran y honran las visitas que hiciera a Nicaragua su santidad Juan Pablo II; El 04 de marzo de 1983 y el 07 de febrero de 1996, respectivamente.

La construcción de esta histórica obra, fue realizada por la administración municipal del Alcalde de Managua, Ingeniero Roberto Cedeño Borgen y la Vice Alcadesa Licenciada Leda Sanchez de Parrales; durante el periodo de su gestion municipal, 1997-2001
Managua, julio – 31 de 2000.

…Se requiere el esfuerzo conjunto y coordinado de todos, superando intereses particulares y partidistas, para caminar hacia un progreso moral y espiritual, humano y social, basado en la educación, en los autenticos valores, capaces de hacer de Nicaragua una nación que sobresalga entra todas las del continente.
Juan Pablo II.
En ocasión de su segunda visita a Nicaragua, el dia 7 de febrero de 1996.

Su Santidad Juan Pablo II, con su visita pastoral a Nicaragua, ha puesto sus ojos en los ojos de nuestro pueblo; y con su mirada, con su testimonio, con su presencia, ya nos ha dejado a Cristo. Su visita ha sido, sin duda, un acontecimiento de extraordinaria importancia histórica, que ha quedado marcada con piedra blanca en los anales de nuestra ciudad capital. Pero sobre todo es para nosotros, como creyentes, un acontecimiento
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2. Visits of Pope John Paul II to Nicaragua Marker
eclesial y portador de gracia.
Cardenal Miguel Obando y Bravo

Reconocimiento
Este obelisco fue terminado de construir en julio del año 2000, gracias al gentil patrocinio del excelentisimo Señor Presidente de la Republica de Nicaragua.
Doctor Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo

English translation:
This obelisk and the Plaza of Faith John Paul II, commemorate and honor the visits made to Nicaragua by His Holiness John Paul II; On March 4, 1983 and February 7, 1996, respectively.

The construction of this historical work was carried out by the municipal administration of the Mayor of Managua, Engineer Roberto Cedeño Borgen and Vice Mayor Leda Sanchez de Parrales; during the period of their municipal management, 1997-2001
Managua, July 31, 2000

... a joint and coordinated effort is required, overcoming individual and party interests, in order to move towards a progress that is both moral and spiritual, both human and social, based on an education in the authentic values capable of making Nicaragua a nation that stands out amongst all the nations of the continent.
John Paul II.
On the occasion of his second visit to Nicaragua, February 7, 1996.

His Holiness John Paul II, with his pastoral visit to Nicaragua, has set his eyes on the eyes of our people; and with his eyes, his testimony, his presence has led us to Christ. His
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visit was undoubtedly an event of extraordinary historical importance, which has been marked with white stone in the annals of our capital city. But above all it is for us, as believers, an ecclesial event and a bearer of grace.
Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo

Recognition
This obelisk was finished in July 2000, thanks to the kind sponsorship of His Excellency the President of the Republic of Nicaragua. Doctor Arnoldo Aleman Lacayo
 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 12° 9.546′ N, 86° 16.485′ W. Marker is in Managua, Managua. Marker can be reached from Paseo Xolotlán just from Avenida Bolivar. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rubén Darío's Home (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Francisco Morazán (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Tomb of Three Founders of the Sandinistas (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Fulgencio Vega (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Martyrs of the National Workers Front (approx. half a kilometer away); Monument to the Heroes of April 4, 1954 (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); Dr. Pedro Joaquin Chamorro Cardenal (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); Assassination of General Augusto C. Sandino (approx. 2 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Managua.
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, February 13, 2016
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