Recently ordained a priest, 24-year-old Father Amarois sent to a small parish church in Los Reyes, Mexico to assist theaging Father Benito in his daily work. Benito--for years a fixture inthe church as well as the community--welcomes Father Amaro into a newlife of unseen challenges. Upon arriving in Los Reyes, the ambitiousFather Amaro meets Amelia, a beautiful 16-year-old girl whose religiousdevotion soon becomes helplessly entangles in a growing attraction tothe new priest. Amelia is quickly following into the footsteps of hermother, Sanjuanera, who has been engaged in a long-time affair withFather Benito. Amaro soon discovers that corruption and the Church areold acquaintances in Los Reyes. Father Benito has been receivingfinancial help from the region's drug lord for the construction of anew health clinic. As well, another priest in the diocese, FatherNatalio, is suspected of assisting guerilla troops in the highlands.Maenwhile, Amelia and Father Amaro have fallen in love and have begun apassionate sexual relationship. As things become increasingly morecomplicated in the small community, the walls around Father Amaro beginto crumble. Torn between the divine and the carnal, the righteous andthe unjust, Father Amaro must summon his strength to choose which lifehe will lead.
Summary written by Sujit R. Varma
Encoded and Served by Tomasino without any extra fluff.