"And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God"
-- Micah 6:8

"The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict."
-- American Bar Association Standard 3-1.2(c)

"There may be a legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not however with regard to abortion and euthanasia."
--Pope Benedict XVI, June 2004

Friday, April 01, 2011

Viva Cristo Rey

Interesting movie coming soon about the Cristero uprising against the Masonic, Communist Mexican government of the 1920's. I've posted about them before.

Sadly, Woodrow Wilson, who had begun Mexico on this path by helping install and then support a series of more or less revolutionary and anti-Catholic governments, turned a wilfull blind eye to the plight of Mexico's Catholics.

Perhaps even more sadly, the Church, in attempting to conciliate with the revolutionary government of Plutarco Calles, pulled the rug from under the Catholic rebels, ordering them to cease hostilites. They were obedient sons of the Church, and complied, whereupon some 6,000 of them were summarily slaughtered by the government. Nevertheless, these brave men, peasants and small landowners and shopkeepers, had fought valiantly for the Faith, and for religious freedom. Like so many more in other times and places in the 20th century, they suffered and died at the hands of a secularist, Godless, totalitarian state.

The struggle of the Cristeros has relevancy still.

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