In the 500 years since Catholicism came to Mexico, it has profoundly shaped and been shaped by the indigenous culture.
Ten million people still speak the language of the Inca empire and identify with its culture. Most of them are Christians.
Father James Mallon has borrowed some ideas from Protestants. Many of these ideas were already pretty Catholic.
"Even Lucifer might well have a change of heart," said the fifth grader. "Isn't that right, Father?"