Mayans unfazed about the ‘end of the world’

FELIPE CARRILLO PUERTO, Mexico (RNS) — Mayan pilgrims often come here to a simple church with a thatched roof to venerate the Cruz Parlante, or Speaking Cross, which gave their forefathers guidance during a 19th-century rebellion.

But priest Alfonso Ek said lately he’s being asked by curious non-Mayans about something he says has nothing to do with his people or their beliefs: the end of the world.
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