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.
Alan Silverman’s movie review of “For Greater Glory”
In 1926, the newly-elected president of Mexico banned religious activities, with special focus on the country’s most widespread faith: Roman Catholicism.