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A painting of Franciscan missionary Pedro de Gante with Juan Diego, whom the friar baptized along with Diego’s wife in 1525.

Meet the Franciscan friar who baptized St. Juan Diego

Dec 9, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Many people know the story of St. Juan Diego but are less familiar with the Franciscan missionary who baptized him. Read more

Zocalo de Mexico.

Mexican priest: 'From Spain we received … the true faith'

Apr 4, 2019

Fr. Hugo Valdemar, the canon penitentiary of the Archdiocese of Mexico, said Monday that through Spanish missionaries we have received... Read more

Pope Francis visits Santa Cruz, Bolivia, July 9, 2015.

How popes have addressed the conquest of the Americas

Mar 29, 2019

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico this week wrote to Pope Francis and the King of Spain, Felipe VI,... Read more