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The original image on Juan Diego's tilpa framed in the Cathedral in Mexico City.


  In 1519 there were 5 million Aztecs in Mexico.

Hernan Cortes, the Spanish conquistador, arrived in Mexico in 1519 and by 1521
had conquered the Aztec empire.

By 1522 up to 4 million Aztecs were dead due to war, disease and the genocidal practices of the Spanish invaders.

Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego
in 1531.




The Story of Our Lady of Guadalupe (1531)