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Mexican Boy and Martyr Honored with Statue in Famous Shrine

At the dedication of the statue of Saint José Sánchez del Río at Guadalajara’s Martyrs Shrine, the city’s archbishop highlighted the saint’s witness and encouraged young people to be inspired by his life.

The 5 1/2 foot statue of the saint, made by Carlos Espino, was dedicated at the shrine in Guadalajara, Mexico during an October Mass.