ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 6, 2023 / 13:45 pm
Holy Week is the most important time in the entire liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church. Many countries even declare holidays for the faithful to participate in the activities, but not all nations in the Americas officially celebrate it.
The following countries don’t officially celebrate Holy Week:
The nation where the miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe is enshrined and venerated does not officially celebrate Holy Week. The 1917 Mexican Constitution defines the country as secular, not adopting any particular religion, and upholds the “historical principle of the separation of the State and the churches.” The faithful can attend Holy Week Masses, but there are no religious holidays.