Pope Statue No Longer Looks Like Mussolini

Monument reworked to look friendlier

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 21, 2012 8:18 AM CST

(Newser) – Rome was not happy after last May's unveiling of a statue of Pope John Paul II, which many decried as looking more like dictator Benito Mussolini (or, according to others, a Star Trek alien) than the late pontiff. Now the 16-foot bronze statue has...   Read full story »


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