LIFESITENEWS.COM- FRENCH REVOLUTION’S DARK SECRET REVEALED IN MOVIE ABOUT WAR AGAINST CATHOLIC PEASANTS’ RESISTANCE

January 19, 2017

A new docudrama presents a far different picture of the Vendee Rebellion in France during the late 1700s than the Revolutionary government’s version of the story.

Official, secularized accounts of the government’s intervention in the localized civil war say military force was necessary to secure the revolution. But revisionist historians see it as a brutal precursor of the worst Stalinist and Maoist purges, a mass murder bordering on genocide, and an ideological war on Christian faith.

“For 300 years,” says Daniel Rabourdin, the maker of the film about the Vendee insurrection that saw the French army kill an estimated 150,000 civilians, “we have been amputated from our Christian past.”

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