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Today marks the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe

December 12 is an important date for all the Mexican people is celebrated as the day of the apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe. States in an act of faith, this celebration is considered the greatest devotion worldwide.

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Venezuela also has, since 1723, with a special place for the veneration of the patron saint of Latin America, the Virgin of Guadalupe. It is the shrine of El Carrizal is located in the municipality Hill Falcon state, about 14 kilometers to the northeast of Santa Ana de Coro, the state capital.

This temple was also reached following the road to the port called Muaco or following the Camino de los Indios or Calzada de la Virgen, which ends in front of the temple and begins in La Vela de Coro. This path is used on 12 December each year by pilgrims on the march of faith.

It was in 1928 when the Virgin Mary, under her title of Our Lady of Guadalupe, was declared patron saint of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Coro, and on December 8, 1992 when the patronage was reiterated by John Paul II himself.

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