12/5/2017 0 Comments
Viva Cristo Rey!
VIVA CRISTO REY!
One of the 4,000 priests, who were martyred in or exiled from Mexico during the anti-Catholic persecution of the Church in the 1920s and 30s, was the priest Padre Francesco Vera. He was shot by a firing squad, just as Blessed Padre Pro was, immediately after offering the outlawed holy sacrifice of the Mass.
--- From "He Died in His Armor, Padre Francesco Vera"
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THERESA MARIE MOREAU is an award-winning reporter who covers Catholicism and Communism.