Basilica de Guadalupe

This cathedral is the Basilica de Guadalupe in Mexico City. Officially known as the “Templo Expiatorio a Cristo Rey,”  the first structure of the old basilica was begun in 1695 and it was not finished until 1709. Much of Mexico City was built on a former lake. This cathedral is sinking. You can’t tell from this picture…

The Virgen

In Latin America, the Virgen Mother, plays a close second to Jesus. She is so prominent, when I think of the Church in Mexico, the Virgen comes to mind before Jésus.  As a Christian with a Protestant bent, I don’t understand why one would ever pray to an intermediary to God instead of God himself.…