December 12 is one of the most important dates for all Catholics in Mexico and Latin America because is celebrated in Virgin of Guadalupe, Millions of pilgrims flock to the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City to commemorate her appearance to farmer Juan Diego hundreds of years ago.
It is precisely this fact that is the reason for the study to date. According to history which is part of the Catholic religion, it had 1531 when the Virgin of Guadalupe was stamped on the verse of Juan Diego, as evidenced by the then bishop of Mexico, Fray Juan de Zumárraga, in order to build a large temple on Cerro del Tepeyac. Since then, the theories that have emerged have been many and varied.
Hundreds of years have passed since the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared. Over time, skeptics began to question this discourse. However, the image has a special value in the Mexican nation. In some cases, whether you are a believer or not, “Morenita”, as they call it, is part of your identity. This is why many believers, or Marians as they are also known, have sought to prove its existence with a hypothetical study of NASA,
According to some forums of Catholicism, this study would be proof that the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego on Cerro del Tepeyac.
The NASA probe will verify that the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, which is currently in the basilica A sustained temperature of 96.8°F as a living person. Also, in one of the most amazing facts, it will have 115 beats per minute.
It has also been noted that NASA scientists have certified that there are no traces of paint and that the maguey fiber, where the image was applied, lasts only 30 years, another characteristic that would prove a miracle. eventually, It is assured that the rectangle survived after an explosion.
The investigation was repeated by the media mass culture, Who told that it has not been supported by scientists. Similarly, it was not possible to verify the information in this regard on the official website of NASA.
According to Gisela von Wobesser, a writer at the Institute of Historical Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), on the hill of Tepayac, where the Virgin of Guadalupe may have appeared, the goddess Tonantzin Cihuacoatl was once worshipped.
The researcher said that in the middle of the 16th century Archbishop Alonso de Montufer arrived in New Spain and realized the potential of this sanctuary. At that time, the image of the Virgin Mary was already very miraculous, so given the devotion and economic potential, and “to give a greater recognition to the image of the Virgin, ‘Wisely, though unceremoniously, he baptized her with the surname of Guadalupe as the Extremaduran Virgin of Las Villaluercas.’
The scholar said that the Virgin of Guadalupe “is an element of harmony because it does not have political stakes like parties, so that everyone can identify themselves without any trouble, However, this is only a view from a historical point of view.
For Mexicans, being “Guadalupano” goes beyond Catholicism. Thousands of them make their pilgrimage in the past days to visit the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe with the aim of giving thanks for the blessings and dedicated prayers in honor of “Morenita”. The enclosure is one of the most visited sites in the world, after St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Italy. The image is the banner of the Mexican people, farmers, workers, indigenous peoples and anyone who believes and believes in it.