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PADRE PRO

Item# 97806D
$15.95
DVD. Spanish with English subtitles. 98 min. Color.

Inspiring story of the famous Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J., who was executed in Mexico in 1927 for the crime of being a Catholic priest. This young Jesuit spent most of his short life in the priesthood dodging the Mexican police as he ministered to the underground Church during the Mexican Revolution. Fr. Pro's quick wit and keen sense of humor were put to good use as he pedaled around Mexico City on his bicycle in various disguises, en route to administering the Sacraments, giving spiritual talks or begging food and money for the poor. But behind the disguises beat the heart of a Saint - as the Mexican people testified by turning out in throngs to pay their last respects after his martyrdom. Fr. Pro offered his life for the Catholic Faith and his last words on this earth were: "Viva Cristo Rey" - Long live Christ the King!

This powerful movie makes history come alive and highlights the dramatic conflict between the Church and her enemies that continues even to this day. An inspiring film for the whole family, this is an incredible true story of a modern Catholic hero who proclaimed both in life and death the reign of Christ the King.
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