Justice, Illinois: 20-Foot-Tall Pope

Pope John Paul II, 20 feet tall in bronze atop a seven-foot-tall black granite pedestal. The Pope alone weighs four tons. The statue took three years to make and was unveiled in May 2016.

Resurrection Cemetery

Address:
7201 Archer Rd, Justice, IL
Directions:
Resurrection Cemetery. Enter the cemetery from the east side of Hwy 171/Archer Rd just south of its intersection with 71st St. Drive through the gates, then straight paste main building. You'll see the statue standing on the grassy lawn behind the main building.
Hours:
Cemetery gates open Mar-Sep 8-7, Oct-Feb 8-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
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Pope John Paul II statue.

20-Foot-Tall Pope

The Pope statue is very, very large, and you can't miss it as you enter the cemetery through the main entrance.

[Paul Galis, 09/22/2018]

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