Christian Family Takes Refuge in Mountains after Expulsion from their Home in Mexico

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Pastor Mario Choj visits Pérez family in Mitontic, Chiapas, Mexico. (Morning Star News photo courtesy of Federico Sarao) “To follow Christ is beautiful. It doesn’t matter if we have to live in suffering, persecution and contempt from our village. Everyone in the family says that to live close…

Pray for Mardomio and Family, Evicted from Village

Feb. 24, 2017 | Mexico Truly a man’s enemies shall be they of his own family. 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 […]

More persecution in Mexico

Evangelical Churches and Communities Deprived of Electricity   Municipal Authorities Cut Off Basic Electrical Services to Church in Chiapas 01/26/2017 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Sunday, January 22, the “Templo Solo Cristo Salva,” a house church based in Comitan de Dominguez, Chiapas, Mexico, had its electrical services cut […]

Christian Jailed in Chiapas, Mexico Told to Leave Area in Exchange for Freedom

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? Chiapas state, Mexico (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Chiapas state, Mexico was summarily jailed for three days the evening of Jan. 7 for refusing to deny his faith and contribute to Traditionalist Catholic festivals, according to an advocacy group. Local authorities who practice the Traditionalist…

Not before time!

Groundbreaking Visit by IRF Ambassador Signals Heightened US Interest in Mexico   US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, David Saperstein, to Meet with Government and Religious Leaders to Investigate Reports of Religious Persecution in Mexico 08/15/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – In an unprecedented visit this week, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, David Saperstein, is traveling […]

Expelled Christian Brutally Beaten by Mob and Incarcerated While Returning to Visit Family in Oaxaca, Mexico

        VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED The Latest Instance in a Long Trend of Persecution in Oaxaca 03/29/2016 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned of yet another violent attack against minority Christians in Oaxaca, Mexico, in which a man who was previously expelled from the village was brutally […]

Mexico: 25 Families have Water, Electricity Disconnected after Refusing to Join in Religious Ceremonies

 ATP! PTL! Mexico Villagers’ Electricity and Water Restored ICC Note: According to Christian Solidarity Worldwide, 27 families in the Mexican state of Chiapas will regain access to water and electrical facilities after being denied for two years. These families, who are all Christians, have been denied electricity and clean water since February of 2014 after […]