VIDEO REPORT: Infant of Prague has surprising tie to Baltimore

PRAGUE – Sometimes you have to travel half a world away to discover local angles to stories.

While visiting the magnificent Church of Our Lady Victorious in Prague this week, I learned that there is a connection between Baltimore and the Infant of Prague – the much-loved statue of the Christ Child located inside the famous Czech church.  Here’s a video report on that surprising link, along with some background of the statue.

7/14/2011 — UPDATE – Also check out this blog about how images of the Blessed Virgin Mary are crafted from butterfly wings.

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About George P. Matysek Jr.

George P. Matysek Jr. is the assistant managing editor of The Catholic Review in Baltimore. View all posts by George P. Matysek Jr.

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