MEXICO

Mexico is one of the most violent countries in the world, as a result of the presence of organised crime

Mexico

World Watch List Rank World Watch List Score
41 57/100
Leader Population
President Pena Nieto 122.3 million (120 million Christians)
Main Religion Government
Christianity Federal republic
Source of Persecution Persecution Level
Organized corruption High Persecution

The culture of violence affects all Mexicans, but especially its most vulnerable groups in rural areas, including minority Christian denominations such as Protestants. Believers who actively engage in transforming society constitute a threat to drug cartels and other criminal groups. Those who convert from indigenous traditional beliefs to non-traditional Protestant denominations face persecution. Members of the Catholic Renewal Movement have also been targeted.

HOW WE HELP

Open Doors works to strengthen the persecuted church in Mexico through:

  • Quality research and communication that raises awareness about the persecuted church
  • Effective advocacy to address the root causes of persecution at the local, federal and regional levels
  • Projects that increase the resilience of the church to cope with persecution
  • Engaging and equipping the Mexican church to reach out to persecuted Christians in Mexico.

RECENT STORIES FROM Mexico

From Guerrilla and Drug Trafficker to Born Again Pastor

25th May 2017

Found in Stories

Leobard “Chito” Aguilar was not always the man of God he is today. In his “past life,” as he likes to call it, he went…

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PRAYER POINTS FOR MEXICO

  • For physical protection for persecuted believers in Mexico
  • For God's provision and grace towards Christians denied access to basic social services and resources
  • That those involved in drug cartels will come to know Jesus and encourage positive change.
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