January 4, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — Father Hugo Valdemar, who serves as canon penitentiary of the Archdiocese of Mexico City, released a video in which he excoriated the political party of incoming President Andrés Manuel López Obrador for seeking to establish a “dreadful and diabolical” tyranny in opposition to human life and families in Mexico.
Featured at the website of Contra Replica, a Mexican daily, and bearing the title “They want to destroy us,” Father Valdemar condemned the Movement for National Regeneration (Morena) party, which he said is “ignorant, arrogant and power-hungry.”
López Obrador’s Morena party, said the priest, has become an “instrument for the destruction of Christian faith and families.” Valdemar said, “It is fundamentally a new totalitarianism: a tyranny as dreadful and diabolical as communism.”
In the video that was released just before Christmas, Valdemar sought to describe the Christian faith as being apart from partisan considerations. Father Valdemar stressed that “we Christians are those who profess the faith in one true God in three distinct persons, that is, a faith in the Trinity, for which we were marked in baptism. And we are the same who celebrate at Christmas not the birth of a great man, an enlightened
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