By BosNewsLife Americas Service with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Mexico was under increasing pressure Monday, February 12, to investigate the murders of two Roman Catholic priests after a prosecutor suggested that the clergy's death could be linked to their association with organized crime.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Some 25 evangelical Christians have refused to leave a troubled area in Mexico's western Jalisco state despite facing persecution in an area where members of the Wixárika tribe hold pagan rituals involving the use of a hallucinogenic drug and sacrifices offered to their 'gods', Christian leaders say.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY (BosNewsLife)-- Twenty Protestant families have been forcibly displaced from their homes in western Mexico because of their faith after the government refused to prevent the deportations, an advocacy official told BosNewsLife Friday, January 29.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Local authorities in southern Mexico have threatened to cut water supplies to additional evangelical Christian families because they refuse to actively participate in traditional religious Catholic ceremonies, investigators said Tuesday, April 29.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Christian activists on Monday, March 10, welcomed a report by the top human rights authority of Mexico's southwestern Oaxaca state which recommends to compensate evangelical Christians for "torture" and damage done to their forcibly closed church building. In a report, the Oaxaca State Ombudsman’s Office confirmed what it views as serious religious freedom violations in the municipality of San Juan Ozolotepec.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have urged Mexico's government to prosecute local officials responsible for "the unjust imprisonment" and "torture" of four evangelical Christians from November 5-8 in the western state of Oaxaca.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Some 90 Christian youngsters were recovering Sunday, July 15, after a dozen armed men went on a hours-long rampage of beatings, robberies and rape, at a church youth camp on the outskirts of Mexico City, authorities said Sunday, July 15.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Christian missionaries in Mexico, including foreigners, face more security challenges after a married couple who had served for nearly three decades as Baptist church missionaries were killed, BosNewsLife learned late Friday, February 3.
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