The Protection of Cristo Rey

Produced and translated by Samantha Guzman

Above the city up 1800 stair steps, stands Cristo Rey, a large white statue of Jesus Christ, the iconic monument of Tenancingo. Here Don Erasmo lives with his family of six in extreme poverty literally at the feet of his savior.

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Don Erasmo by Sacrovir Avila

Sacrovir photographed Don Erasmo and his daily routine. Click on the image to see the slideshow.

Storm clouds roll into Tenancingo and above the Cristo Rey statue.

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A Test of Faith by Karen Dávila

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