Rose of Lima: Patron of the Indigenous of the Latin America who did not notice the America

Publication type Article
Status Published
Affiliation: Independent researcher
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Journal nameLatin America
EditionIssue 10

The article is devoted to Rose of Lima, the first native of the New World, canonized by the Catholic Church. When referring to the biography and heritage of this religious figure, it is clear that the Creole element in them is minimal, and the Indian is absent. The article gives a brief outline of the biography and spiritual formation of Rose. The interaction of the Saint with the Indian world is considered. The cult of Rose of Lima in Peru and other Latin American countries till the present is analyzed. Its example shows that cultural cross-breeding in colonial Latin America was not all-encompassing. Paradoxically, Rose is one of the Holy protectors of the indigenous population of Latin America and is worshipped by this population.

KeywordsRose of Lima, roman catholic saints, the colonial Peru, religion of the Latin American indigenous
Publication date26.09.2019
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