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Papal Visits

Church of the Holy Family

 
 
Pope Paul VI plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 8, 2018
1. Pope Paul VI plaque
Inscription.  
Plaque 1:
His Holiness Pope Paul VI
on the occasion of his plea for peace at the United Nations
October 4, 1965
and received here representatives of Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish organizations which strive for peace and human welfare

Plaque 2
His Holiness Pope John Paul II
extended his blessing to Holy Family Church The United Nations Parish
after giving his message Human Rights And Peace
at the United Nations
October 2, 1973
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 45.155′ N, 73° 58.119′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 47th Street west of First Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 East 47th Street, New York NY 10017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Japan Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Katharine Hepburn Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Raoul Wallenberg Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dag Hammarskjold
Pope John Paul II plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 12, 2018
2. Pope John Paul II plaque
(about 400 feet away); Dag Hammarskjöld (about 500 feet away); Beekman Tower (about 700 feet away); Dorothy Thompson (about 700 feet away); William Lescaze (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Holy Family Catholic Church. Church website (Submitted on January 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Pope Joh XXII memorial plaque (d. 1963) image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 8, 2018
3. Pope Joh XXII memorial plaque (d. 1963)
Iohannes XXIII Pont. Maximus
Church of the Holy Family, 315 East 47th Street image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 8, 2018
4. Church of the Holy Family, 315 East 47th Street
The Papal visit plaques are on the walls either side of the entrance alcove; Pope John XXIII's is in the alcove.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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