TITLE

The case of the weeping Madonna

AUTHOR(S)
Rosellini, Lynn
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/29/93, Vol. 114 Issue 12, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the extraordinary events in a Virginia suburb, questioning whether they are a miracle or hoax. The mysterious bleeding of Father Jim Bruse of Stafford, Va.; The crying plaster reproduction of Our Lady of Grace; Other strange occurrences in Lake Ridge, Va.; Background on Bruse; How the course of events began for Bruse; Skeptics; Stories of `healings'; The message in the tears; Details. INSETS: Charlatans in the church.;The history of miracles..
ACCESSION #
9303250430

 

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