1. What is the situation as the novel opens?
Religion has been outlawed in a rural Mexican state and priests are considered traitors.
2. What is happening to the priests in this Mexican state?
The priests that have not escaped have been hunted down and killed.
3. Who is the last priest on the run from the police?
An unnamed man who is far from a perfect holy man.
4. What is the secret sin of the running priest?
He fathered a child with one of his parishioners.
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