Tag: Nahuatl

First Catholic Mass in Native Nahuatl Language

The first Mass conducted in Mexico's most prominent indigenous language, Nahuatl, was held in the country's most important church, the Basilica of Guadalupe. Nahuatl is a living language, although its best-known form, Classical Nahuatl, which was a lingua franca in Mexico in the 16th century, is long extinct. Modern Nahuatl is currently spoken by an estimated 1.5 million Nahua...