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Last known Cristero rebel dead at 103

March 11, 2016

The last known member of the Cristeros force that fought against Mexico's anti-Catholic regime has died.

Juan Daniel Macias Villegas, who was 103 years old, was buried in his home town of San Julian. The 'Cristero National Guard,' a group dedicated to preserving the memory of the Catholic rebels, led his funeral procession. 

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Mar. 11, 2016 12:07 PM ET USA

    May God rest his soul.