The cross of Wojtyla collapses, boy dead


Tragedy in the town of Cevo, in Valcamonica. A twenty year old boy died, crushed by the collapse of the Christ the Redeemer, a large cross erected by Pope John Paul II.


It ‘happened at 14.15. The guy died on the spot.

The Cross of Christ the Redeemer – created by the artist Enrico Job in September 2008 – was thirty meters high.

It ‘a sad coincidence, Pope John Paul II will be sanctified the next Sunday.