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Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao

 
 
Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
1. Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao Marker
Inscription.  

3 de marzo 2013.
A la memoria de la visita de SS Benedicto XVI a la Parroquia de Silao los fieles católicos le dedican esta escultura para perpetura su memoria, acrecentar su fe y fidelidad como representante de Cristo.

Gracias a la iniciativa de:
Excmo. Sr. Arzobispo José Guadalupe Martín Rabago, Sr. Cura Francisco Reyes Padilla, Sra. Patricia Vázquez Figueroa, Arq. José Alfaro Lozano.

English translation:
March 3, 2013.
To the memory of the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Parish of Silao, the Catholic faithful dedicate this sculpture to him to perpetuate his memory, to increase his faith and fidelity as representative of Christ.

Thanks to the initiative of:
Archbishop José Guadalupe Martín Rabago, Father Francisco Reyes Padilla, Ms. Patricia Vázquez Figueroa and architect José Alfaro Lozano.
 
Erected 2013.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 2013.
 
Location. 20° 56.61′ 
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N, 101° 25.58′ W. Marker is in Silao, Guanajuato. Marker is on Calle 5 de Mayo just west of Monseñor Funes, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silao GTO 36100, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parish of Santiago Apóstol (within shouting distance of this marker); General Francisco Javier Mina (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Parish of Santiago Apóstol (within shouting distance of this marker); Luis I. Rodriguez T. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Silao (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); José and Alfonso Trueba Linares (about 120 meters away); Temple of the Third Order (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silao.
 
Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
2. Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao Marker and Statue
Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
3. Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to Silao Marker
The marker is just south of the Parish Church of Santiago Apóstol in Silao.
The Parish of Santiago Apóstol Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 9, 2018
4. The Parish of Santiago Apóstol Catholic Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 9, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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