MYS256: St. Toribio Romo was born to a poor family in Mexico and became a priest in a time when the Church was being persecuted. He was eventually martyred. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the saint’s life and death and the strange mystery that surrounds him today.
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Links for this episode:
- James Murphy’s book The Martyrdom of Saint Toribio Romo
- Toribio Romo (Wikipedia)
- David Romo’s article “My Tio, the Saint”
- Alfredo Mirandé’s paper “Toribio Romo, el Padre Pollero”
- Pope Leo XIII’s encyclical Rerum Novarum
- Summary of Rerum Novarum (Wikipedia)
- St. Toribio Romo Fund
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