THE WORLDPOST
03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Chile Outraged Over Giant Pope Statue

SANTIAGO, Chile -- The neighbors couldn't help but notice the huge head of Pope John Paul II rising out of the sculptor's workshop next door.

Hidden behind the walls, the pope's left hand gripped Jesus on the cross while his right extended outward, an imitation of the gesture he had made during his visit to Santiago two decades earlier.

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