Stafford Poole, CM, is a Roman Catholic priest of the Congregation of the Mission of Saint Vincent de Paul, Los Angeles, and is a full-time research historian.
The devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, based on the story of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to Juan Diego, an Indian neophyte, at the hill of Tepeyac in December 1531, is one of the most important formative religious and national symbols in the history of Mexico. In this first work ever to examine in depth every historical source of ...
The Origins and Sources of a Mexican National Symbol, 1531–1797
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