The Lesson of Guadalupe

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July 19-26 Podcast

The Rev. Virgilio Elizondo describes the evolution of U.S. Latino theology.
In a discussion of his new collection of spiritual writings, the Rev. Virgilio Elizondo describes the importance of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Latino Catholic tradition, and how the story of Mary's appearance can help to bridge the polarizing divide opened by the immigration debate. Father Elizondo, a professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame who still does pastoral work in his home diocese of San Antonio, also describes the evolution of U.S. Latino theology, including the importance of Galilee in his own study of the life of Jesus.

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