Latin American bishops’ assembly to learn from Indigenous communal work

A painting by Rick Ortega in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego is pictured Nov. 20, 2019, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. A regional assembly of the Catholic Church will be held in Mexico in November and is expected to plot a course for the church in Latin America and the Caribbean as it heads toward landmark events in the coming years, including, in 2031, the 500th anniversary of Mary's appearance to St. Juan Diego. (CNS photo/courtesy Archdiocese of Los Angeles)