Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Drop Kick Me: The Extra Point

You may remember our previous report, about the giant statue that burned to the ground, leaving only the skeleton. It has been described by Mediaite as "the world's largest statue of Jesus Christ." Well, not quite. "ex political-media hack" was a commenter who provided the following:

Cristo de la Concordia in Bolivia at 112 ft

Christ Blessing (Kristus kase Berkat) in Indonesia at 95 ft

Cristo Redentor do Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer) in Rio at 98.5 ft

Cristo del Otero in Palencia, Spain at 98.5 ft

Cristo-Rei (Christ the King) in Almada Portugal at 92 ft

Christ of Vung Tau in Vietnam at 92 ft

Cristo Rei of Dili (Christ the King) in Timor Leste at 88.6 ft

Christ the King of Cali in Columbia at 85 ft

The Broken Christ in San José de Gracia, Mexico at 82 ft

Christ Roi des Houches in Les Houches, Haute-Savoie, France at 82 ft

Cristo Blanco (White Christ) in Cusco, Cusco Province, Peru at 82 ft

Cristo Rey de los Álamos in Tijuana, Mexico at 76 ft

Christ the King in Saint Apollonia mount in Pachuca, Hidalgo Mexico at 75 ft

Cristo del Sagrado Corazon (Christ of the Sacred Heart in Rosarito, Baja Mexico at 75 ft

Christ the Redeemer of Maratea in Maratea, province of Potenza, Italy at 72 ft

Cristo de las Noas in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico at 71.5 ft

Christ of Havana in Habana, Cuba at 65.5 ft

Cristo de “Las Mesas” in San Ignacio, Sinaloa, Mexico at 65.5 ft

Christ of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs, Arkansas at 65.5 ft

Cristo de El Cubilete (Christ King of the Mountain of El Cubilete) in Silao, Guanajuata, Mexico at 67 ft

and then

King of Kings statue in Monroe, Ohio at 62 ft

We just want to set the record straight here at mwbh.

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