February 28, 2014 - At first glance, Davidson looks like one of those quaint, picturesque towns fit for a postcard. So a homeless man sleeping on a bench outside a church immediately stands out. Look a little closer, and you may realize it’s a sculpture of Jesus. Yes, a Homeless Jesus. The sculpture has sparked a lot of debate since it was installed a week ago. It’s also received national and even international attention.
Other casts of the Homeless Jesus sculpture were considered for placement at St. Patrick’s cathedral in New York and another Roman Catholic cathedral in Toronto. Church “higher-ups” reportedly nixed those plans. But Pope Francis pronounced a blessing on the sculpture, at the Vatican. read & listen to report>>>