MEXICO: Pastor Killed During Church Service
  • 21 August 2019

Alfrery Líctor Cruz Canseco was in the pulpit of the Fraternidad Cristiana church in the municipality of Tlalixtac de Cabrera, when he was shot at point-blank range on 18 August. His attacker attempted to escape but was prevented from doing so by members of the congregation, and subsequently handed over to the authorities. Pastor Cruz Canseco is […]

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MEXICO: Protestants Forcibly Displaced
  • 08 August 2019

Four protestant Christians were forcibly displaced on Sunday 28 July by leaders in the village of Cuamontax Huazalingo in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. Community leaders told the victims that the expulsion was the consequence of their failure to sign an agreement that bans Protestants from entering the village. Also because of a press conference […]

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MEXICO: Tribal Christians Building Bridges of Peace
  • 19 April 2017

In a community dominated by members of the Wixárika tribe, many of whom still partake in pagan rituals (involving the use of a hallucinogenic drug) and sacrifices offered to their gods, remains a group of about 25 evangelical Christian converts. Many other converted followers of Christ have faced alienation, eviction from their communities, and separation […]

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MEXICO: Pray for Mardomio and Family
  • 02 March 2017

A Christian family in Chiapas, Mexico, was forced to flee their home after being threatened by members of their Zapatista community. Mardomio and his family were ordered by Mardomio’s father, the village ‘religious teacher,’ to stop attending church and to return to their traditional beliefs, but they continued to attend church secretly. When they invited […]

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MEXICO: Pastor Pedro Vazquez Released
  • 20 April 2016

On 29 March Pastor Pedro Vazquez was abducted from his village in Chiapas, Mexico, by a violent group known as Chinchulines. Pastor Vazquez was held in a nearby village and his family members and church congregation were very concerned that he would be killed. Pastor Vazquez works in an area where pastors and Christian workers […]

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