The Sign of the Weeping Madonna
Last week there was news of a bronze statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary in New Mexico that was weeping chrism oil. You can read about it here.
It prompted this article about another weeping statue phenomenon in the Washington DC area back in the early 1990s. The author links the phenomenon with the clerical sex abuse crisis, and other writers have made links between the New Mexico weeping madonna and the clergy sex abuse problem–noticing that the statue is weeping chrism oil used for ordinations and used by bishops for confirmations and ordinations.
Weeping Madonna from New Mexico
However, others have said,