Bolivia town erects huge statue of Virgin Mary
By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Associated PressPATRON: A large statue of the Virgin Mary holding a baby Jesus stands on Santa Barbara hill overlooking the mining city of Oruro, Bolivia, as it is unveiled for the first time on Friday. The virgin, known in Spanish as “Virgen del Socavón,” or the Virgin of the...
The Associated PressUNVEILING: People watch the unveiling of a statue of the Virgin Mary holding a baby Jesus Friday on Santa Barbara hill in the mining city of Oruro, Bolivia.