Madonna di Fatima
A statue of the Our Lady of Fatima in Ravenna, Italy.
It is believed that the statue miraculously wept on several occasions in the early 1970s, after which it became an object of fervent devotion and pilgrimages.
Madonna delle Lacrime, prega per noi
A vintage postcard of the Weeping Madonna of Syracuse, Sicily. It is believed that the image miraculously wept tears in 1953, after which it became an object of widespread devotion and pilgrimages.
Die weinende Mutter Gottes
An Austrian image of the crying Mother of God of Mária Pócs. The icon is venerated in St Stephen’s cathedral in Vienna.
The icon’s name refers to the Hungarian village Pócs. It is believed that in 1696 the icon shed tears. After the miraculous event emperor Leopold I asked for the icon to be brought to Vienna.
Matka Boża Kalwaryjska
The miraculous image of Our Lady of Tears in the basilica of Our Lady of the Angels in Kalwaria, Poland.
It is said that in 1641 a local man witnessed the imagine shedding tears of blood.
A painting of Mary as the Mother of Sorrows from the workshop of the 18th century Italian painter Pompeo Girolamo Batoni.
La Madonnina della Lacrima, Siracusa
The Little Madonna of Tears in Syracusa, Sicily.
The small plaque depicting Mary is believed to have cried real tears in 1953, when its owner Antonina Jannuso was miraculously cured from blindness.