Mexico: The Rise of Persecution in Chiapas

Persecution of evangelicals in the Mexican state of Chiapas has intensified.At least 17 major incidents have been recorded in the past year. Festivals like the Day of the Dead are customary celebrations in Chiapas . Many villages throughout this southern Mexican state require residents to pay a fee to cover the cost of the events. But many evangelical Christians say the celebrations are nothing more than hedonistic, drunken orgies. They've refused to give of their time and treasure. Some have seen their churches destroyed as a result.

January 21, 2010
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