December 23, 2013
Pilgrims camp outside Mexico City's Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in preparation for the Guadalupe feast Dec. 12. The appearance of Mary to St. Juan Diego in Mexico in 1531 is said to have resulted in millions of conversions to Catholicism.

CNS PHOTO | HENRY ROMERO, REUTERS

Getting ready to celebrate

Pilgrims camp outside Mexico City's Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in preparation for the Guadalupe feast Dec. 12.

The appearance of Mary to St. Juan Diego in Mexico in 1531 is said to have resulted in millions of conversions to Catholicism.