For Greater Glory opens June 1: The Fight for Religious Freedom Hits the Big Screen

Photo Credit – Hana Matsumoto photo, courtesy of  ARC Entertainment

Photo Credit – Hana Matsumoto photo, courtesy of ARC Entertainment

What price would you pay for freedom?

In the 1920s, thousands of Catholics in Mexico fought against the government’s attempts to eliminate Catholicism during the Cristero War. Let me guess . . . you don’t know much about this war? Never heard of it?

Until recently, I was uneducated — embarrassingly clueless. If you’re in the same boat, here’s the CliffsNotes version of this long-hidden historical event:

Mexico’s Cristero War (1926-29) was a grassroots rebellion against the administration of President Plutarco Elias Calles who provoked the Catholic community by arresting priests and forcing the closure of all churches. Calles sought . . . → Read More: For Greater Glory opens June 1: The Fight for Religious Freedom Hits the Big Screen