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Everyone knows about Our Lady of Guadalupe — not everyone knows the important role of miraculous roses in her appearance…

The story begins nearly twelve years after Hernan Cortes landed with Spanish soldiers and nearly 10 years after their battles were over, which put an end to the practice of human sacrifice and gave Spain control. But conversions to the Catholic faith through Franciscan missionaries occurred at a snail’s pace. It even seemed that the natives were ready to revolt against the Spanish government, whose brutality undermined the missionaries’ efforts to evangelize….


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