TEOPISCA, Chiapas (Evangelical Focus)— The local authorities of the San Jose neighborhood in the city of Teopisca, in the state of Chiapas, Mexico, have cut off water to a group of evangelicals for refusing to fund the Roman Catholic patron saint festivity.
The first week of April, weeks after the celebrations, the local authorities, along with those in charge of the festivities, went to the evangelicals’ houses. They demanded them to pay and threatened them with cutting off their supplies if they refuse to cooperate.
The family Maranatha Church’s pastor, Octavio Gomez, and four other families refused to pay the 200 pesos quota. The local authorities kept their threat, leaving them without water supply.
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