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Madonna di Guadalupe. Madre della civiltà dell'amore

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Year of publication2012
Pages nr.344
Size13 x 19

Madonna di Guadalupe. Madre della civiltà dell'amore

Between December 9 and 12, 1531, almost a decade after Spain's conquest of Mexico, an indigenous convert to Christianity, named Juan Diego, was able to contemplate Our Lady on a hill near what is now known as Mexico City, and the image of the Virgin Mary imprinted on man's cloak after the apparition has intrigued scientists around the world for centuries. This volume retraces the history of Our Lady of Guadalupe from the sixteenth century to the present day and shows how her message was an important catalyst for the religious and cultural evolution of what was then the "New World". In particular, the authors highlight the great importance of this apparition, not only for its historical value, but also and above all for its spiritual value, since it continues to be an inspiring event for the devotion of millions of faithful from all over the world who visit the Shrine every year, erected on the site of the apparition, which houses the precious cloak with the image of Our Lady.

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