Mexico City, Mexico, Dec 13, 2021 / 14:54 pm
Almost 2 million pilgrims visited the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City between Dec. 1 and her Solemnity on Dec. 12, the Mexico City government reported.
The exact number to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe during that period was 1,929,115 visitors.
As part of the “Welcome Pilgrim” operation, coordinated by the authorities, more than 9,000 civil servants from Mexico City were deployed, including police, rescuer workers, medical emergency units, firefighters, and others.
The Archbishop Primate of Mexico, Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes, offered the traditional Mass of the Roses in the basilica at noon Dec.12