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When Christopher Columbus first set foot on Puerto Rican soil, on November 19, 1493, he planted the cross on the western coast of the Island. In 1508, when Ponce de León arrived to colonize the Island, he brought with him priests to minister to the new colony and to teach and baptize the Indians in the Roman Catholic faith.  >>more...>>

Title:     "Religion," from Puerto Rico: A Guide to the Island of Boriquén
Author:    Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration
Date:     1940

Publisher:     The University Society, Inc. New York
Type:     American Guide Series

Listed Under:
Puerto Rico

Notes:     From Puerto Rico: A Guide to the Island of Boriquén
Compiled and Written by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration in Co-operation with the Writer's Program of the Work Projects Administration

American Guide Series
Sponsored by the Puerto Rico Department of Education
The University Society, Inc. New York, 1940, p. 130-133.