"It was very simple: Water from the washroom, which had been blocked in the clogged drainage system, had been transmitted via capillary action into the adjacent walls and the base of the cross as well as into the wooden cross itself. The water came out through a nail hole and ran down over the statue’s feet."
Sanal Edamaruku, founder and president of Rationalist International, who debunked a miracle statue that drips “holy” water in Mumbai. He now faces possible charges from the Catholic church for “deliberately hurting religious feelings and attempting malicious acts intended to outrage the religious sentiments of any class or community.”
Full story at Slate