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I wonder if Senator McCain appreciates the significance of Guadalupe for the Mexican people and for all Catholics in the Western Hemisphere. I hope so. I hope this was more for him than just another stop on the day's campaign itinerary.
At the Basilica he was accompanied by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Behind the basilica's massive altar, McCain laid a wreath of roses below an Indian tunic upon which Mary's image was miraculously imprinted during one of the visions.