Christ the healer donned stethoscope and messages of hope in Rio, in a spectacular 700m tribute to Brazil’s healthcare workers.
Brazil’s most recognisable landmark, Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro was clothed in surgical scrubs this weekend as part of a light show tribute to the international health workers who are battling the coronavirus pandemic.
On Easter Sunday the flags of several countries affected by the disease illuminated the monument on top of Corcovado mountain. The city’s archbishop Dom Orani Tempesta gave virtual mass to the people of Brazil at the base of the statue. He gave special blessing and thanks to medical workers.
Messages such as “Fique em casa!” – “Stay at home!” – were also projected on the statue of Christ.
Source: Read Full Article