Catholic Actor Is Building The World’s Largest Statue Of Jesus For Mexico

by Catholic Media, Faith & Life

Eduardo Verastegui who you may recognize from films such as  Bella (2006)  and Little Boy (2015) is using his fame for good. He is currently in the process of creating the world’s tallest statue of Jesus! Mexican architect Fernando Romero is the designer behind this incredible work of art.

The“Christ of Peace” statue of Our Lord will be 252 feet (77 meters) tall.  (The current record is held by “Christ the King” statue in Poland at 172 feet.) The statue will be located in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico. The presence of Christ in this city is intended to create a sense of “faith, love, hope, and peace” in a place that is often very dangerous. The arms of Jesus will be outstretched in order to welcome people. There are also plans to develop an area that will include a church, market, convention center and a hotel.

“I made a promise to God that I would never again use my talents for something that would offend my faith, family, or Latino culture. Faith became the center of my life for the first time.” – Eduardo Verastegui


Eduardo Verastegui Testimony

Keep Searching, Keep Learning

Our Newest Articles:

Over 115 Of The Best Catholic Gifts For 2021 + GIVEAWAYS!

Over 115 Of The Best Catholic Gifts For 2021 + GIVEAWAYS!

We've compiled ALL of our favorite Catholic gifts for 2021 into one guide! This year we will select five of our email subscribers to win each category of gifts. If you're not a subscriber, click here to make sure you have a...

The Special Virtue Of Thankfulness

The Special Virtue Of Thankfulness

The Virtue of Thankfulness: Simply Justice or Piety? The act of gratitude or being thankful is something which is seen as important both in the Church and in the broader human family. Gratitude is universally important for human relationships to flourish. Who wants to...


Catholic-Link Christmas Giveaway!

Sign up for our weekly newsletter delivering the best of Catholic-Link and Catholic resources from across the web and get a chance to win one of our 5 Christmas Giveaway bundles!

Your name is in the hat. We hope you win!