Category Archives: Religion

Jalisco community expels 10 Baptist families

Worthy News – Ten Baptist families were expelled from Tuxpan de Bolanos in Jalisco last week for refusing to recant their faith. According to International Christian Concern, the eviction was the latest incident in the systematic persecution of evangelical Christians in rural Mexico. ICC has estimated that there are 70 open cases of religious persecution against minority Christian communities in six Mexican states.

http://www.worthynews.com/22758-mexico-baptists-families-expelled

Pope Francis to meet Ayotzinapa 43 parents

TeleSur – Pope Francis will meet with parents of a group of 43 missing students in February. The head of Mexico’s conference of Bishops Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega said the Pope is eager to meet with victims of violence in Mexico when he visits the country next month, including the families of the Ayotzinapa 43.

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Mexico-Pope-Francis-to-Meet-Ayotzinapa-43-Parents-20160125-0011.html

Bishops warn of ticket scams for Pope Francis visit

Catholic News Agency – Following the rise of fraudulent papal ticket “sales” online, the Mexican Conference of Catholic Bishops has reminded the faithful that tickets to attend events during Pope Francis’ trip are free. Pope Francis will visit Mexico in a highly anticipated trip Feb. 12-18.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jan/20/pilgrims-beware-mexican-bishops-warn-against-papal/