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Cardinal Stepinac
Cardinal Stepinac

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Monument commemorates the Croatian 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.

 

Location

Address:69 Hodgkinson Street, Croatian Catholic Centre, Clifton Hill, 3068
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.790698
Long: 144.989091
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners
Monument Designer:Ivan Mestrovic

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 4th April, 1965
Front Inscription

This monument
was erected by
THE CROATIAN COMMUNITY
OF VICTORIA
 in memory of His Eminence
DR. ALOYSIUS CARD. STEPINAC 
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

Source: MA
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