Mexico’s Virgin of Guadalupe pilgrimage draws huge crowd after one-year absence due to coronavirus

Pilgrims line up at the Basilica prior to the celebration of the annual Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Mexico, December 11, 2021. REUTERS/Luis Cortes

A throng of Catholic pilgrims estimated at more than 1.5 million people gathered at a basilica in Mexico City on Sunday for the annual Virgin of Guadalupe gathering after the festivities were canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Reuters TV; Writing by Cassandra Garrison; Editing by Will Dunham