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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Location Tepeyac Hill, Mexico City
Date December 12, 1531
Witness Saint Juan Diego
Type Marian apparition
Holy See approval 25 May 1754, during the Pontificate of Pope Benedict XIV
Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tepeyac Hill, Mexico City, Mexico

Our Lady of Guadalupe is a name for the Virgin Mary who is believed to have appeared at Tepeyac Hills, Mexico City. She is said to have appeared to a peasant named Juan Diego. Our Lady of Guadalupe is one of the most popular cultural and religious icons in the Hispanic world. In Spanish she is called Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. She is also called Virgin of Guadalupe and The Perfect Virgin, Holy Mary of Guadalupe.