Wednesday, March 03, 2004

Guadalupe, Basilica Of

Officially �Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe�, Spanish �Bas�lica de Guadalupe�, or �Bas�lica de Nuestra Se�ora de Guadalupe� Roman Catholic church that is the chief religious centre of Mexico, located in Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo, a northern neighbourhood of Mexico City. The church was erected near the spot where two apparitions of the Virgin are said to have appeared to an Indian convert named Juan Diego in December 1531 and commanded that a church be built. The second apparition resulted

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