Mexico’s ongoing struggle against organised crime affects all Mexicans, but especially the most vulnerable groups in rural areas, including minority Christian denominations. Christians who actively engage in transforming society constitute a threat to drug cartels and other criminal groups. In indigenous-heavy regions, those who convert from indigenous traditional beliefs to non-traditional Protestant denominations face persecution. Members of the Catholic Renewal Movement have also been targeted.

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Mexico ‘in denial’ over Christians forced out of homes for their beliefs

Mexico ‘in denial’ over Christians forced out of homes for their beliefs

Twelve of the 30 evangelical Christians evicted from the village of Tuxpan de Bolaños in Jalisco in January. Courtesy Open Doors International Mexico has a “policy of denial” about the thousands of evangelical Christians forced out of their homes because of their beliefs, according to a Mexican human rights activist. […]

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