Bolivia’s Evangelical Christians Launch Fight for Religious Freedom

Protestant association files constitutional appeal against restrictive new laws.

Christians gather during President Evo Morales’ first visit to Chacarillas in 2012. (Morning Star News)

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (Morning Star News) – Evangelical Christians have begun their battle against new measures that could result in the dissolution of Protestant denominations and other groups that have ministered in Bolivia for decades. As organizations that fail to comply with the new government measures will lose their legal standing, the National Association of Evangelicals of […]

New Law in Bolivia Aims to Control Churches, Impose Beliefs, Protestant Leaders Say

Thousands march against measures granting government power over congregational affairs.

Aymara ceremony in Copacabana, Bolivia. (Wikipedia)

COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (Morning Star News) – Protestant church leaders in Bolivia are trying to revoke a new law they say aims to “impose contrary beliefs” and “denies us the right to be a church.” Asserting that Law 351 is unconstitutional, the National Association of Evangelicals of Bolivia (ANDEB) will file suit this week before the Plurinational […]

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