Cristero, Fifteen Year-Old Blessed José Sanchez, to Be Canonized Sunday October 16

TFP Student Action: Our young saint lived in tumultuous times.  The socialist government of Mexico was waging a bloody war against the Catholic Church, and fervent Catholics known as the Cristeros rose up to defend Christ the King.  Their heroic resistance, La Cristiada, began in 1926. Full account is here.