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In Mexico, a conflict which raged from 1926 to 1929 and pitted the Church and a large proportion of Mexican Catholics against the government of President Calles bears the name of the Cristiada, or the Cristero War. Relations between the rival powers were inevitably antagonistic, and became polarized into a division between liberals and conservatives during the civil wars.In Mexico, a conflict which raged from 1926 to 1929 and pitted the Church and a large proportion of Mexican Catholics against the government of President Calles bears the name of the Cristiada, or the Cristero War. Relations between the rival powers were inevitably antagonistic, and became polarized into a division between liberals and conservatives during the civil wars. While the Church supported the conservatives and proposed Christianity as the solution, the liberals advocated secularization of clerical assets and the abolition of religious orders. This book describes the world of the Cristiada and explains the war's actual political, social and human scope....

Title : La Cristiada
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ISBN : 9789681683627
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 382 Pages
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  • Michele
    2019-03-22 03:15

    Mexico and the religious war, a must read!movie coming soon.