Wednesday, March 10, 2010

New Portal opening ceremony
Vatican Embassy in Japan

The opening ceremony of the new portal for the church of Vatican embassy in Japan was held at 12:00 on Mar. 9th. Archbishop Alberto Bottari De Castello organized the ceremony as 300 invited guests including each country’s ambassadors watched.

The new portal was made by a leading Italian sculptor, Cecco Bonanotte, who also produced the large portals of the Vatican Museums and the Luxembourg Museum. And he organized the interior decorating of the church and made the Holy Ark and Cross.

The images inside of the church are here