Arrested as a terrorist
He often used disguises.
He was sentenced to death for attempting to murder a former president with a bomb.
He was executed by the lawful authorities…
…seventy-eight years ago today - right after this picture was taken.
The charges were false.
Father Miguel Agustin Pro’s real "crime" was to be zealous in administering the Sacraments during a time when Mexican authorities were viciously persecuting the Church.
In 1988, he was beatified by the great Pope John II.
(adapted from an earlier post)