Diocesan News

Only in Print: Brooklyn’s ‘Angels’ Among Us

“Angels Unawares” by Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz includes 140 characters honoring all refugees from throughout the history of humanity. Bishop DiMarzio, joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio, officially unveil the sculpture before the tree lighting. (Photo: Ed Wilkinson)

By Fabiola Rodriguez

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio unveiled the replica of the “Angels Unawares” statue to serve as the Nativity scene for the Diocese of Brooklyn in Grand Army Plaza of Prospect Park.

The statue honors migrants throughout history. It is only fitting that in the Diocese of Immigrants, a bishop that has dedicated his life to the defense of immigrants is honoring migrants …

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