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Monument commemorates the Croation martyr who was the Archbishop of Zagreb and the Primate of Croatia.
Cardinal Stepinac (8 May 1898 –10 February 1960) was a Croatian Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Zagreb from 1937 to 1960. In 1998 he was declared a martyr and beatified by Pope John Paul II.
|Address:||69 Hodgkinson Street, Croation Catholic Centre, Clifton Hill, 3068|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.790698|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Ivan Mestrovic|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 4th April, 1965|
This monument was erected by the Croation community of Victoria in memory of His Eminence Dr. Aloysius Card. Stepanic Archbishop of Zagreb and Primate of Croatia on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of his martyrs death.
The monument was blessed and unveiled on 4th April 1965 by the Most Rev J D Simonds D D Ph. D Archbishop of Melbourne.
The bust by Ivan Mestrovic Croatian sculptor