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In 1531,  a beautiful woman appeared to St. Juan Diego. She identified herself as “Mary, mother of the very true diety.” The woman asked for a church to be built on that spot in her honor. Those unfamiliar with the miracle of the tilma and the miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe will definitely want to check out the articles listed at the end of this article. Millions of pilgrims come every year to visit Our Lady’s Basilica.

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