Posts Tagged ‘Virgin Mary’

World’s tallest Marian statue is unveiled

Friday, February 8th, 2013

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 Read more

Athlete took Virgin Mary on run for gold

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Ethiopian athlete Meseret Defar took the Virgin Mary with her when she won gold in the women’s 5000-metre race at the London Olympics. As soon as she crossed the finish line she pulled a representation of an icon of the Virgin Mary and Jesus out from under her track top, showed it to the cameras, Read more

Protester defends attack on Mary with pregnancy test kit billboard

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

The man who attacked the Mary with pregnancy test kit billboard has defended his actions. The $300 Christmas billboard was erected by the St Matthew-in-the-City Church last week to raise discussion about Mary’s circumstances coming into Christmas. Catholic Action Group member Arthur Skinner was caught, and later admitted to, slashing the board with scissors yesterday Read more

Pamela Anderson to play Virgin Mary in Christmas Special

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Former Baywatch TV star and Playboy magazine playmate Pamela Anderson will star as the Virgin Mary in an hour-long comedy sketch titled “A Russell Peters Christmas,” set to air next month on Canada’s CTV network.

The broadcast, which is declared to be “an irreverent twist on the Christmas special making it unlike anything viewers have seen before,” is already causing a buzz on the Internet for its unconventionality. A backlash from the Christian community is expected as well.

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