Fire guts Juárez church, spares religious image

Posted By Staff

Date: June 15th, 2012

Category: Nutty News

Mexico – What happened in a little church in Juarez has many pondering the mystery of faith and the power of Mexico’s patron saint, the Virgen de Guadalupe.

To some, it was a sign for a city devastated by four years of violence — a sign of hope the city needs desperately.

While a fire ravaged the modest San Agustín Chapel in Juarez — destroying with it pews, church items and even a picture of Jesus Christ — the image of the Virgen survived.

“It was something unusual,” said parish priest the Rev. Benjamín Gaytan. “For us, it was like a sign of faith, a comfort for these difficult times that we are enduring right now in Juarez.”  Full Article

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