December 12 is the celebration in Mexico of Our Lady of Guadalupe (also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe)
shown in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in México City. Which came from Juan Diego 1531 this is the original Tilma or cloth.
A Native Mexican peasant Juan Diego has four apparitions by the Holy Virgin Mary who appeared one more time to Juan Diego’s uncle. According to Catholic accounts the first apparition occurred on the morning of December 9, 1531, at a place called the Hill of Tepeyac, a suburb of Mexico City. Speaking to him in his native Nahuatl language the maiden identified herself a “mother of the very true deity” and asked for a church to be built at that site in her honor.
The Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes once said that “you cannot truly be considered a Mexican unless you believe in the Virgin of Guadalupe.”
How did the image of…
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