Darwin at the Vatican

Well, in St Peter's Basilica, to be precise—but close enough.

I've already written about this on my other website, but, on reflection, it really belongs here. For a brief moment on my visit to St Peter's Basilica the other week, I was amazed to see a sculpture on none other than Charles Darwin, supported by a brace of cherubs.

On closer inspection, it turned out to be former pope and current saint Dionysius (???—268):

Pope/Saint Dionysius
Saint Dionysius
Darwin
Darwin

Uncanny is what I call it.

See also: More of my photos from Vatican City.

Richard Carter, FCD

Writer and photographer Richard Carter, FCD is the founder of the Friends of Charles Darwin. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.WebsiteFacebookTwitterNewsletterBooks

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