Good piece on the relation between Mexican leaders and Soviet Communists.
A great short video, an overview of Communism.
Highly recommended documentary about Soviet Communism and its deadly effects on life and liberty:
THE SOVIET STORY
During the Cristero War, Fiacor de la Asuncion Sanchez Serafin, one of the head Cristeros, was shot to death on the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, 1928, the same day his son, Jorge, made his First Communion in secret, because the Catholic Church had been outlawed by the anti-Catholic, pro-Communist Mexican government.
“Bolshevik Freedom,” Polish poster of Leon Trotsky.
“Bolsheviks promised, ‘We will give you room. We will give you freedom. We will give you land, work and bread.’ Abjectly, they unleashed war against Poland. Instead of freedom, they gave fists. Instead of land, requisitions. Instead of work, misery. Instead of bread, hunger."
An "illegal" underground Mass, in Coalcomán, Michoacán -- on Wednesday, December 12, 1928, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the octave of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary -- during the Cristero War (1926–29), a struggle in Mexico against the persecution of the faithful by the anti-Catholic, pro-Communist Mexican government, which outlawed the Catholic Church.
Very interesting documentary. Part II to video posted yesterday.
Father José Trinidad Rangel Montaño, a Claretian priest known for his simplicity and zeal for the salvation of souls, was forced to leave his parish, because he refused to register with the government as a priest.
Forced into hiding, he continued to administer the Sacraments, which had been outlawed by the anti-Catholic, pro-Communist Mexican government. Hunted down, he was found and arrested, on April 22, 1927. Interrogated and tortured, he was shot to death, on April 25, for his Catholic faith.
TRANSFORMATION PART I
This was the final Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in San Francisco de Asis, Jalisco, just before the outbreak of the Cristero War (1926–29), a struggle by the faithful against the anti-Catholic, pro-Communist policies of the Mexican government, which enacted, under President Plutarco Elías Calles, a statute to enforce the anti-clerical articles of the Mexican Constitution of 1917, which sought to eliminate the power of the Catholic Church.
(Does anyone know anything else about this photo?)