August 18, 2016 - Reported in Spirit Daily.com from here. Also here and here. Catholic worshippers witness miracle as Virgin Mary statue starts crying blood. Members of the rural church in the Manuripi-Heath Amazonian Wildlife National Reserve, in the Pando Department in Bolivia, have now declared the incident a miracle. Local priest Jose Luis Mamani said the weeping statue has also started bleeding from its hands. Worshipper Ana Cristina Jimenez said: "I saw that the Virgin had a tear of blood. I was surprised. I felt joyful, sad... everything!" Samples of the Virgin Mary statue’s blood tears have been taken to a local hospital to be analysed.