(Evangelical Focus) — Bolivian President, Evo Morales, approved in April the Law of Religious Freedom, Religious Organizations and Spiritual Beliefs. The rule recognises evangelical churches and institutions and gives them the same rights as Roman Catholics.
“With this law, all churches have the same rights. There is equality. There is neither a primary nor a secondary nor an underground church like before. Now it is a team effort and fight,” said Morales.
He added, “People are no longer obliged to marry or baptize in the Catholic Church, now they can get married and be baptized in any church.”
In January 2018, Evo Morales criminalized proselytizing through the Penal Code, but later revoked the decision.
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