Flying Virgin Mary Over Italy: Gimmick, Real or a Show?
The Italian Air Force Flies a Statue of the Virgin Mary over Italy to Combat the Coronavirus
March 17, 2020
A statue of the Virgin Mary is being flown over the cities of Italy in order to combat the coronovirus. A priest is seen holding up the Holy Eucharist while being flown in a military plane by the Italian Air Force. This is how Rome is trying to protect their homeland.
The Virgin of Loreto, the Patron Saint of the Italian Air Force. Photos: La Sicilia 
In view of the Coronavirus Pandemic a person or a people can't afford to not get it right. Lives are on the line worldwide. Is there any truth to this piece? If so, is it practical, effective or biblical? How should one pray: directly to God, in the name of Jesus or via a statue of the Virgin Mary (either on land or in the air)? Are statues safe or idols? Is this the solution to the Coronavirus Pandemic? CM