Religion: Guadalupe

On Dec. 12, 1531, at Guadalupe, the Blessed Virgin appeared to a newly converted Mexican Indian. The local bishop could not believe that the vision was authentic. Some days later, she appeared again to the Indian, and this.time her image became painted on the fibre of his blanket. The Bishop saw and believed.

Recently, one-armed Obregon, long an enemy of the Church, declared (TIME, Sept. 1) : "The Virgin of Guadalupe always has been regarded as Mexico's Queen; as such she merits our gratitude and respect."

Last week, the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared at the...

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