Virgin Mary Statue Shocks Worshippers After It Starts ‘Crying Blood’ In Church

The statue – normally held in a family chapel in Los Naranjos, Argentina – began shedding red ‘tears’ during Lent, onlookers said.

Pictures of the figure – the Virgin Inmaculada Concepcion de Maria – show red liquid flowing from its left eye and down its cloth robes.

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It has since been transferred to the local Catholic Church where more devotees can worship and pray to it.

Priest Ricardo Quiroga explained: “A lot of people come here to pray and light several candles devoted to the Virgin.”

He added: “The first impression is that it is blood on the face of the Virgin, from the left eye.

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“Also the dress she is wearing is also totally stained this same red colour.”

The owner of the statue – not named in local media – said before the blood tears, Mary had visited him in a dream.

He said: “It was the first time something like this has happened and I was very scared. I thought it was some kind of punishment.”

Now church officials are waiting for the statue to weep again so they can report it as a miracle.

Father Ricardo said: “If she cries again, we need to do something at a high level in the church.

“Maybe we would need to send her to be evaluated.”

He added: “The Virgin is asking us to change the way we live now for Lent.”

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