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Viva Cristo Rey! The legendary Cristeros of Mexico...

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. Michie

    Michie Perch Perkins. Catholic reporter. ;) Supporter

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    The must see movie of 2011: Cristiada. When this film comes out I will make it my personal mission to see that as many people view this movie as possible. A movie retelling the heroic struggle of the Cristeros deserves all the support it can get, and I hope it is a box office smash.

    The story of the Cristeros is the tale of the attempt by the Mexican government to crush the Catholic Church. Mexico had a long history of anti-clerical political movements prior to the revolution of 1910. However, the Mexican Revolution brought to the fore radical elements that pushed through the Constitution of 1917 with its anti-clerical articles 3, 5, 27 and 130. In his encyclical Iniquis Afflictisque, the first of three encyclicals he wrote condemning the persecution of the Church in Mexico, Pius XI decribed the war against the Church waged by the Mexican government:

    Continued- http://the-american-catholic.com/2011/04/05/viva-cristo-rey/