The Miracle of the Leaky Pipe

In March, a Jesus statue in front of the Church of Our Lady of Velankanni in Mumbai started dripping water. The church, unable to imagine a source of water other than god, quickly hailed the wet statue as a miracle. Until, that is, famed Indian Skeptic Sanal Edamaruku showed up to investigate and quickly discovered the water source to be … a water pipe. He is now being threatened with Article 295 of the Indian Criminal Procedure Code (blasphemy).

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