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Fight Against Maturity

“C’mon everybody! It’s a MIRACLE!”—or maybe not.


johnpaul2.jpgPeople who flocked to drink at a ‘miracle fountain’ from a statue of Pope John Paul ll have been told it’s just a council water pipe.

Locals in Pope John Paul II’s hometown of Wadowice, Poland, believed a miracle had happened when water began spouting from the base of the statue. Word soon spread across the country with pilgrims travelling from all over to the tiny town to fill up bottles with the liquid.

But their belief in what they thought was a “Godly experience” was shattered by town mayor Eva Filipiak [when she said] the local council had installed a pipe beneath the statue, reported daily Dziennik.

“We didn’t mean anything by it, it was just supposed to make the statue look prettier,” said Filipiak.

July 28, 2006 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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