Mexico’s Guadalupe pilgrimage goes virtual

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  • Mexico’s most popular pilgrimage, which attracts more than one million people, has been cancelled for this year owing to the Coronavirus pandemic, though an online event will be broadcast instead. The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe normally takes place on 12th December but the local mayor said she hoped that next year, devotees would be able to celebrate doubly following the successful roll-out of a vaccine.

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    Mexican church and civic leaders canceled an annual gathering to celebrate the Virgin of Guadalupe that attracts massive crowds of Catholic pilgrims to protect people amid an intensifying coronavirus outbreak.

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