Posts Tagged ‘Marian statue’

Weeping statue of Mary being investigated

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

The Las Cruces Catholic Diocese, the governing body of all Catholic churches in southern New Mexico, is investigating a statue of the Virgin Mary at a Hobbs church that appears to be shedding tears. Continue reading Related Posts:Court allows giant statue of Virgin Mary to be built in…New Mexico state senator says Catholic Church denied Read more

Weeping Statue of Mary in California

Friday, May 27th, 2016

A statue of Mary in Fresno, Calif., appears to be weeping miraculous tears, according to witnesses. The family will be contacted by the diocese in a private manner in order to offer pastoral guidance, according to the local bishop. The family that owns the statue says the tears have been coming and going for about Read more

World’s tallest Marian statue is unveiled

Friday, February 8th, 2013

The world’s tallest statue of the Virgin Mary has been unveiled in the city of Oruro, Bolivia. Standing 45 metres high, the tallest Marian statue is on a 3650-metre mountain south of La Paz, the country’s second largest city. Dedicated to Our Lady of Socavon, it stands nearly 7 metres taller than the Christ the Read more