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Almost 90 years ago, a civil war erupted in Mexico over religious freedom. Tens of thousands died on both sides during what's known as the "Cristero Wars." But even in Mexico today, the history is not well-known. For Greater Glory, a new film starring Andy Garcia, dramatizes those events. continue reading »
When the Mexican government of Plutarco Elias Calles began persecuting the Catholic Church in the 1920s, priests were not immune. In fact, they became targets of the regime. continue reading »
In a recent interview on his new project "For Greater Glory', Garcia discusses the fight for absolute freedom and how this ideal connects to his Cuban American background. continue reading »
Actor Andy Garcia told Efe on Friday that it was "wonderful" to be able to shoot his upcoming film, "For Greater Glory," amid Mexico's historical landmarks. The feature film, to premiere in the United States on June 1, is set in the 1926-1929 Cristero War that broke out following an uprising of religious orders against anti-clerical measures imposed by the Mexican government. continue reading »