Official Companion Book
Book explores Cristiada as epic film hits theaters
FOR GREATER GLORY includes contributions from L.A. Archbishop Gomez, Supreme Knight Anderson and FOR GREATER GLORY cast member Verástegui
SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2012 – As the true story of Mexico’s Cristero War for religious liberty opens in theaters June 1, Ignatius Press will publish a companion book to this modern cinematic epic that provides historic perspective and important insight into the ongoing fight for religious freedom today.
For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada is the official companion volume to the film of the same name, which stars Academy Award® nominee Andy Garcia; Golden Globe winner Eva Longoria; legendary Oscar® winner Peter O’Toole; Eduardo Verástegui; and an international cast.
“I am thrilled to see a book of this type become available so everyone can have a deeper understanding of the authentic history behind the terrible persecution portrayed in For Greater Glory – The True Story of Cristiada,” writes Eduardo Verástegui, who plays Blessed Anacleto Gonzalez Flores in the film. Verástegui contributed an introduction to the book. “I sincerely pray such persecution will never be repeated.”