Catholics along the Rio Grande (Images of America) by John Taylor,Richard Melzer PDF

By John Taylor,Richard Melzer

ISBN-10: 0738579750

ISBN-13: 9780738579757

ISBN-10: 1531652654

ISBN-13: 9781531652654

In 1540, Francisco Coronado led a band of squaddies, treasure-seekers, and Franciscan monks and friars into New Mexico, altering the lives of the local american citizens without end. In 1680, lower than a hundred years after the 1st Spanish colony imposed disorder, serfdom, and zealous spiritual oversight at the indigenous peoples, the Pueblos rose up, forcing the Spaniards out. The rebellion, often called the Pueblo rebel, lasted for 12 years, yet Catholic impression was once reinvigorated following the 1692 Diego De Vargas reconquest. Over the following century, the Franciscans have been progressively relegated to outlying pueblos whereas diocesan monks from Mexico and later from France and the us ruled the Church’s growth within the Rio Grande Valley. at the present time Catholicism is still powerful and colourful in New Mexico, studying the teachings and construction at the foundations from the earlier 500 years.

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