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Feastday: May 25

Birth: 1898

Death: 1929

Beatified By: 22 November 1992 by Pope John Paul II

Canonized By: 21 May 2000 by Pope John Paul II


Manuel Moralez was a Seminarian in Durango, MX. On July 29, 1929, Manuel was speaking at a rally and was captured by anti-church forces, Manuel was offered freedom if he denounced the church which he declined. Manuel is considered a Martyr of the Cristera War.


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