“The Cross of All Nations” is a monumental cross located in Qanat Bakish,... (Qanat Bakish, Mont-Liban, Lebanon)

“The Cross of All Nations” is a monumental cross located in Qanat Bakish,... (Qanat Bakish, Mont-Liban, Lebanon)


“The Cross of All Nations” is a monumental cross located in Qanat Bakish, a locality close to the Lebanese town of Baskinta. The cross was built near a church dating back to 1898 on a land belonging to the Lebanese Maronite Order. At 73.8 metres (242 ft) tall, the Cross of All Nations is the largest illuminated cross in the world, it was inaugurated on September 13, 2010 on the eve of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. It was built by the Maronite Church and an organization of French Catholics the "Association Terre de Dieu" led by the brothers Jesus and Francois Ibanez. The inauguration was held after a Mass in the presence of Lebanese officials, the French ambassador to Lebanon Denis Pieton, high-ranking clergy and thousands of believers.
-📍Qanat Bakish, Baskinta, Lebanon 🇱🇧-
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