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Church in Malaysia to house 'Virgin Mary' window

Published on Nov 20, 2012 4:53 PM
A view of a window pane which has an image resembling the Virgin Mary at a Church of Our Lady of Lourdes at the port town of Klang, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur on Nov 20, 2012. The window pane at a Malaysian hospital which has an image resembling the Virgin Mary has been moved to the church after it attracted large number of worshippers. -- PHOTO: AFP

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - The window pane bearing an image said to resemble the Virgin Mary has been moved from a Malaysian hospital to a church after attracting crowds of devotees, the hospital owner said on Tuesday.

For the past two weeks, hundreds of Catholics have gathered to pray at the Sime Darby Medical Centre just outside the capital Kuala Lumpur, describing the shape spotted on a seventh-floor window there as a miracle.

Pictures of the window have gone viral on Facebook, drawing worshippers from as far away as Singapore.

The throngs outside the hospital have said they could also see an adult Jesus Christ portrayed on a window two panes away from the purported image of the Virgin Mary.

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