Angry Catholics have accused an Indian sceptic of blasphemy after he argued a dripping crucifix was caused by faulty plumbing rather than divine intervention, leaving him facing a possible prison term.
Indian 'rationalist' Sanal Edamaruku (pictured) faces blasphemy charges for debunking a 'weeping Christ' miracle at a Mumbai church. Edamaruku is facing legal action from angry Catholics after saying a mysteriously leaking statue of Christ that drew crowds of worshippers was in fact the result of dodgy plumbing.
Thousands of believers flocked to a suburban street in the west of Mumbai in March, when drops of water began to fall from the feet of Jesus on the cross, drinking the prized liquid in the hope that it had holy powers.
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