The Mexican actor known for his roles in Bella and Little Boy has launched an initiative to build the largest statue of Jesus in his home country.
Eduardo Verástegui, who played the lead role in the popular pro-life film Bella,said the statue will be about 77 meters (252 feet) tall, making it the tallest structure of Christ in the world. The statue of Jesus overlooking Rio de Janeiro is 30 meters tall.
Architect Fernando Romero will design it. It will be built in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.
The statue will be accompanied by an esplanade with the capacity for 10,000 people, along with stores, restaurants, a hotel and an amphitheater, according to Mexico News Daily.
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Source: Christian Headlines