Barber finds Christ-like face on church wall

March 23rd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Mar 23 (ANI): A Scot barber has found what he says to be an exact likeness to Jesus Christs face on a church wall.

Crimper Alan Stocks, 40, had been taking a break between customers outside his shop, when he noticed the image, which had a beard like Jesus and a crown of thorns made from moss growing on the stone.

The wall runs down one side of Greenock Westburn Church in the Inverclyde town.

I noticed the face on the wall as soon as I saw it its incredible. It definitely looks like Jesus, the Sun quoted him as saying.

I was outside having a wee break and the face caught my eye Ive never noticed it before.

I usually come to the same place most days for a break

But its really strange that its on a church wall as well especially with it coming up for Easter. Its as if its just appeared at this time of the year, he stated.

Stocks showed the face to his wife Sharon, 38, who was also struck by the likeness to Jesus, and took a photo to show pals.

Everyone Ive shown the picture to has been the same theyve been stunned to see the face, he said.

And its certainly a mystery as to how it has appeared on the wall now, he added.

Greenock Westburns Minister Rev Douglas Hamilton is yet to see the image, but says that he is happy with it.

If it brings a smile to peoples faces Im happy with it. Though Im not expecting flocks of pilgrims down to see it, he said. (ANI)

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