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Poland's rival to Rio's iconic Christ the Redeemer

22 November 2010 Last updated at 02:46 GMT

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is undoubtedly the best known image of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

The giant sculpture towers over the landscape and looks out over its famous beaches and has become a popular tourist destination in its own right, but it may now have a rival.

Catholic priests in Poland have consecrated their own huge statue of Jesus, which they say is even bigger.

Jack Izzard reports.