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The Cristeros and Us

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. Michie

    Michie Manipulation Resistance Team Supporter

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    Most Americans haven’t the foggiest idea that a quasi-Stalinist, violently anti-Catholic regime once existed on our southern borders. Those who don’t know how bad Mexico was in the late 1920s are about to learn, though: at least those who see…

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  2. Memento Mori

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    I wrote up a little summary of St. Cristobal Magallanes' life for his feast day last month. That was the first time I'd heard of the Cristero war. The Church bore some serious bullying. The government took ownership of all Church property, and her activities were severely restricted. It was illegal to evangelize, to provide a religious education, to wear clerical vestments, and priests were stripped of the right to vote.
     
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    Virgil the Roman Traditionalist

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    Public wearing of clerical garb is still prohibited in Mexico. Also all the Churches remain in the technical hands of the State in Mexico (as is also true, alas, in France today, still). These measures were due to the Liberal, Freemasonic Anti-Catholic gov't. It shows the fruits of Liberalism and Freemasonry: Persecution of and desire to eradicate the Holy Catholic religion by whatever means that can be used.

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    FullyMT Veni Sancte Spiritus

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    Bl. Miguel Pro, pray for us.
     
  5. Root of Jesse

    Root of Jesse Unapologetically Catholic

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    Go see the movie For Greater Glory. I'll be seeing it again this weekend. It's rare that I'd go to a movie twice...Excellent movie, though.
     
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