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Ancient bodies found in Mexico City show shared Catholic, pre-Hispanic graves

A view shows human remains discovered by archaeologists from Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in a cemetery belonging to an early viceregal period in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City, Mexico in this photo released on February 15, 2023 and distributed by INAH. Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History/Handout via REUTERS

Mexico City, Mexico Reuters The remains of 28 human bodies buried at least four hundred years ago in Mexico indicate the comingling of pre-Hispanic and Catholic cultures that Spanish colonizers introduced, local researchers told Reuters. The discovery took place during the construction of a scenic pavilion in Mexico City’s Chapultepec park in February, when researchers […]

Quake-hit Mexico church with iconic Virgin image gets rehab

Mexico Mexico City Our Lady of the Angels church1

  Mexico City, MexicoAP Under a white tent on the street outside Our Lady of the Angels on a recent Sunday, Rev Adrián Vázquez led parishioners seated in pews and plastic chairs in celebrating 10 o’clock Mass, flanked by piles of rubble from the sanctuary left there by a deadly earthquake nearly five years ago. […]