Picture of the Weeping Madonna (Chapter hill - Basilica)

The painting that can be seen in the northern nave of the Basilica was brought to Győr by Walter Lynch, a bishop of Ireland, when he fled from the persecution of the Catholics by Oliver Cromwell. Some decades later there was a new wave of persecution of the Catholics in Ireland and it is at this time that every bishop of the country was exiled. On the day of the Parliament’s resolution, on 17th March 1697, which is the feast of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, bloody tears rolled down the eyes of the Madonna. The tears were mopped up with a white linen cloth that was later framed and attested to by bishop Ferenc Zichy. The blood – though pale – still can be seen on the cloth that is kept in the Diocesan Treasury. From this time on the Cathedral of Győr has been a place of pilgrimage and the holy picture is still highly respected.

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