Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Lit With Flags of the World as a of Show Solidarity in the Fight Against Coronavirus

Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer is one of the world’s most iconic statues. And, this week, the massive structure that overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro was a illuminated with the flags of the world as a sign of solidarity in the global fight against the Coronavirus.

A mass, led by Rio de Janeiro’s archbishop Orani João Tempesta, was held near the statue, as people were encourage to pray for the victims of the outbreak.

The words #praytogether—in languages spoken around the world—were also projected onto it.

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