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A view of the Madonna statue found onboard the Costa Concordia cruise... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Altar,Cruise,Finding,Giglio Island,Horizontal,Italy,Mode of Transport,Statue,Virgin Mary,Wreck of the Costa ConcordiaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA view of the Madonna statue found onboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship which is now on the altar of the San Lorenzo and San Massiniliano al Porto church in the Italian island of Giglio on January 11, 2013. A year on from the Costa Concordia tragedy in which 32 people lost their lives, the giant cruise ship still lies keeled over on an Italian island and its captain Francesco Schettino has become a global figure of mockery. Italy on Friday extended a series of emergency powers to deal with the removal of the Costa Concordia cruise ship wreck amid a row over delays in the salvage operation a year after the disaster. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)