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Latest Popes and Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Latest Popes and Our Lady of Guadalupe

From the 16th century to our days Our Lady of Guadalupe was   honoured by 25 Popes of the Church.

Here are a few links to some related Vatican information and   official documentation, letters and speeches, just from the latest popes,   referring to Our Lady of Guadalupe.

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict says that Our Lady of Guadalupe will always assist and   protect the people of Mexico and other countries affected by the swine   Influenza, while greeting Spanish speaking pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square to   pray the midday Angelus.: St.   Peter’s Square, Vatican City, May 3, 2009.

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict places in the hands of Our Lady of Guadalupe and in Her   maternal protection the members of the Pius Pontifical Latin American College   of Rome: Clementine   Hall, Vatican City, February 19, 2009.

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict entrusts all the world’s families to Our Lady of   Guadalupe. : Via   videoconference from the Vatican, during the closing of the 6th World Day of   Families, January 18, 2009.

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict refers to Our Lady of Guadalupe when he greeted the pilgrims   in St. Peter’s Square to pray the midday Angelus.: St.   Peter’s Square, Vatican City, December 14, 2008.

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict refers to the words of Our Lady of Guadalupe to Juan   Diego from the Nican Mopohua.
He also invokes the protection of Or Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the   Americas, and to Her he entrusts the People of God at this stage of the third   Christian millennium.
Benedict leaves a personal gift, a triptych, which includes in one of its   panels Saint Juan Diego proclaiming the Gospel, with the image of Our Lady of   Guadalupe on his cloak and the Bible in his hand.
Address   in the Inaugural Session of the Fifth General Conference of the Bishops of   Latin America an the Ceribbean. Brazil, Sunday, 13 May 2007.

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict asks for Our Lady of Guadalupe to be the model and guide   for families and parents: Recitation   of the Regina Cæli. Brazil, May 13, 2007.

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict prays to the Mother of God to intercede, from the Shrine   of Guadalupe, for the people of the Americas, and to bless its lands and its   homes: Address   during Recitation of the Holy Rosary and meeting with priests. Brazil,   Saturday, 12 May 2007.

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict invokes the maternal protection of Our Lady of Guadalupe,   Patroness of all America, so that She may protect and inspire those who   govern: Address   during his Welcome ceremony to Brazil. International Airport of São Paulo.   Wednesday, 9 May 2007

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict honours Our Lady of Guadalupe, prays for mothers: Here

        BENEDICT   XVI – Pope Benedict entrusts to Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of America, the   Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM):   Here

        BENEDICT   XVI – Benedict asks the Lord, through the motherly intercession of Our Lady   of Guadalupe, to illumine the work of the Continental Meeting For America on   the “COMPENDIUM OF THE SOCIAL DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH”: Here

        BENEDICT   XVI – Benedict implores Our Lady of Guadalupe to protect the people of   Mexico, so that they may continue to advance on the paths of solidarity and   peace: Here

        BENEDICT   XVI – Benedict addresses the groups of Bishops from Mexico on their “ad   limina” visits, entrusting their protection to Our Lady of Guadalupe: Here,   Here,   Here   and Here.

        JOHN   PAUL II – Homily for the Canonization of Juan Diego – Basilica of Guadalupe,   Mexico. July 31 2002: Here

        JOHN   PAUL II – inaugurating on a laptop computer the official website of the   Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City – GENERAL AUDIENCE,   Wednesday 12 December 2001:   Here

        JOHN   PAUL II – Homily in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico City,   January 23 1999: Here

        JOHN   PAUL II – Homiliy entrusting Our Lady of Guadalupe with the future path of   the Church on the great continent of America. Conclusion of the Special   Assembly for America of the Synod of Bishops, December 12 1997: Here

        JOHN   PAUL II – Homily on the 450 Aniversary of the Apparitions. December 12, 1981: Here

        JOHN   PAUL II – Homily during his first visit to the Basilica of Guadalupe. Jan 27   1979: Here

        PAUL   VI – Message to Mexico for the inauguration of the new Sanctuary of   Guadalupe. October 12, 1976:   Here

        PAUL   VI – on the 75th Aniversary of the Pontificial Crowning of Our Lady of   Guadalupe, Dec 18 1969: Here

        PAUL   VI – Radio Message on his gift to the Basilica of Guadalupe of the Golden   Rose. May 31 1966: Here

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