The Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico will not receive pilgrims this year

Basilica of Guadalupe.
Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The celebration of the Virgin of Guadalupe will be different this year for Mexicans and all the Catholic faithful. The Archdiocese Primada of Mexico reported that there will be no tributes or masses on days 11 Y 12 from December.

Traditionally, many people visit the churches on the dates that the apparition of the Virgin to Juan Diego is celebrated but due to the coronavirus many things will change this year.

Image of the Virgin of Guadalupe inside the Basilica.

The Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City, what year after year receives thousands of pilgrims, will not open its doors for veneration and masses will also be suspended in the temple.

According to the church and city authorities, you want to avoid the concentration of people and reduce the risk of contagion. The Government revealed that it is organizing a virtual event that allows Catholics to enjoy "las mañanitas", without risking.