By Baladeva das

Every year, the festival of the blessing of fruits was held in the province of Mendoza, Argentina.

This is a traditional Christian festival, which became part of the protocol of the provincial state and has been celebrated since 1938, in which God is thanked for the crops.


Mendoza has had an Interreligious Council since approximately 1976, in which various religious leaders of different confessions came together to give refuge to those exiled from Chile, due to the military coup led by Augusto Pinochet on September 11, 1973.

In 1982 Pope John Paul II visited Mendoza and thanked said Council for its exemplary action.

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