Delores Hidalgo · Mexico Independence Day · Parish Church of Our Lady of Sorrows Church · September 16

Mexico Independence

A simple priest walked into his parish church and changed the history of Mexico 219 years ago. On September 16, 1810 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Catholic priest, launched the Mexican War of Independence from Spain with the issuing of his Grito de Dolores, or “Cry of Delores.” The revolution began at Parish Church of… Continue reading Mexico Independence