Mexico builds replica Sistine Chapel

Mexico builds replica Sistine Chapel

World November 7, 2015 21:30

- On the occasion of the visit of the Pope to Mexico next year will be built in the capital, a replica of the Sistine Chapel. The spitting image of the famous church in Rome will be placed at the main Zocalo plaza in Mexico City, said Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera.

" It is not easy to get into the Vatican. It is not easy to undertake such a journey ", he said. The replica Mexicans need to inform the chapel with its famous frescoes, including " The Creation " by Michelangelo to know. Pope Francis will visit Mexico from 12 to February 20 next year.

The exact program of the journey is not yet known. What is certain is that the Pope will visit the famous pilgrimage Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City. With nearly 93 million believers Mexico after Brazil the country with the largest Catholic community in the world.

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