Pope Francis 'I Will Replace Mao In The Hearts Of All Chinamen' Chinese Catholics Threaten To Remove Portrait Of Mao Zedong At The Tiananmen Gate & Replace It With Portrait Of Pope Francis The Humble Created By Shen Jiawei!!

I Will Replace Mao In The Hearts Of All Chinamen!

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Artist Shen Jiawei's paintings of Chinese soldiers during the Cultural Revolution were so popular with Mao's regime that 250,000 copies of his most famous work were made into propaganda posters and distributed throughout the country. Four decades later, Shen now has a different patron commissioning his work: He has become, somewhat inexplicably, the unofficial portrait artist of the Vatican. He painted the first official portrait of Pope Francis and recently completed a huge rendition of the second most powerful man in Rome, Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's money guy. Shen's journey from favored propaganda artist of the People's Liberation Army to papal portraitist is an unusual tale of talent and timing. It's a journey that took Shen from China to Australia, where he charged tourists $30 a pop for portraits in Sydney's Darling Harbour, and most recently to a balcony in the Vatican gardens where he sketched Pell.Yahoo Read More>>>>>

Will Be Replaced By Pope Francis!