The 60-acre shrine, which receives hundreds of thousands of pilgrims each year, operates under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
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In December 2022, with the reopening of the shrine to pilgrims, a historic figure of 12.5 million visitors was reached.
Traditionally, more than 10 million pilgrims begin to arrive in the Mexican capital in the first few days of December from different corners of the country, in many cases walking.
The sacred journey covered more than 185 miles from Querétaro state to Mexico City.
Pope Francis is expected to visit the famous Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe when he arrives in Mexico.