Msgr. Eduardo Chavez
Msgr. Eduardo Chávez was born in Mexico City and is a Diocesan Priest of the Archdiocese of México. He holds a diploma in philosophy from the Universidad del Valle de Atemajac in Guadalajara, a doctorate in Church history from the Pontifical Gregorian University. He is co-founder and rector of the Institute for Guadalupan Studies, and is a canon of the Basilica of Guadalupe. He served as postulator for the cause for the canonization of Juan Diego and in 2002 was general secretary for the visit of Pope John Paul II in Mexico. Through his work as postulator and beyond, Msgr. Chávez has made many contributions to the study of the Guadalupan event, addressing major academic institutions internationally and publishing more than 28 books and articles.