Malaysian Catholics pray to 'Virgin Mary' window pane

A window pane featuring an image that is said to resemble the Virgin Mary has been moved from outside a Malaysian hospital to a church after hundreds of Catholics flocked to the building, according to the Associated French Press.

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An image that is said to resemble Virgin Mary is seen on a window of a hospital in Subang Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur. Credit: Reuters

People have gathered in prayer at the Sime Darby Medical Centre (SDMC) just outside the capital Kuala Lumpur since the image was spotted last week.

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People pray underneath an image. Credit: Reuters

Rev Simon Labrooy, the priest at the nearby St Thomas More Parish, said in a statement that the hospital had agreed to give the panel to the Catholic Church after concerns it could affect emergency services due to the building's newly found popularity.

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