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December 19 2010 Mexico Newsletter

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La Morenita Mexico's Religious and Cultural Icon
Mexico is the second largest Catholic country in the world. The most popular and revered religious and cultural image in Mexico is the Virgin of Guadalupe. Transcending the religious domain, affectionately known as La Morenita, she is a symbol of Mexican identity and nationhood.

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In the indigenous Nahuatl language what is known as "Itzli"?

Answer from last week's question:

The Virgin of Guadalupe is affectionately known as La Morenita because it is said that the vision that Juan Diego saw in 1531 was dark skinned.

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