Worshippers have been left in shocked after a statue of the Virgin Mary apparently weeping in church. A woman spotted the strange occurrence and grabbed her phone to record what she says were tears rolling down the statue's cheeks.
Zully de Meaurio said: "I went to the church with my makeup box and when I approached the Virgin I saw that it had water in one of the eyes. " I called my husband and told him, look at this, she is crying, she has water! "And then I grabbed my mobile phone and started to record it."
The incident took place in the church of Santa Librada, in the city of Villarrica, in southern Paraguay.
Zully then started to cry and called her husband and all the neighbours in the area.
She added that "even a young woman fainted" while watching the statue.
According to local media, the church is small temple but boasts a large congregation.