CHICAGO (AP) - From small parishes to big cathedrals, Catholics observing the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the U.S. say the celebration is taking on a different tone this year.
Heckel Villa works and worships at a suburban Chicago shrine for Mexico's revered patron saint. She says people are afraid because of President-elect Donald Trump's aggressive approach to immigration.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops urged churches to make Monday's holiday a "day of prayer" in solidarity with immigrants and their families. The issue came up during Mass in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles and the University of Notre Dame.