World’s tallest Marian statue is unveiled

The world’s tallest statue of the Virgin Mary has been unveiled in the city of Oruro, Bolivia.

Standing 45 metres high, the tallest Marian statue is on a 3650-metre mountain south of La Paz, the country’s second largest city.

Dedicated to Our Lady of Socavon, it stands nearly 7 metres taller than the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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