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Foreword by Archbishop Jose Gomez
Introduction by Eduardo Verastegui
Many people of faith today are asking, "What is the price of religious liberty?" In the 1920's many Catholics in Mexico answered this crucial question at the cost of their very lives. The new major motion picture, For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada tells the epic tale of Mexico's heroic struggle for religious freedom in a little-known conflict called the Cristero War - but many questions still remain. Now you'll go much deeper into the exciting history behind the movie with this fact-filled companion book - and gain important insight into the on-going fight for religious freedom today. This is the Official Companion Book to the epic film. Lavishly illustrated with photos from the film and with historical photos.
As you read you'll discover:
"For Greater Glory is a top-flight production whose message of the importance of religious freedom has particular resonance for us today."- Most Reverend Jose Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles
"For Greater Glory is ‘must-see' viewing for all those who care about faith and liberty today."- Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus
Ruben Quezada is Director for the Catholic Resource Center and St. Joseph Communications, Inc. in Southern California. He is a recognized expert on "The Persecution of the Catholic Church in Mexico in the 1920s" and has traveled internationally as a bilingual speaker giving lectures on this subject for many years to all age groups.