Look at two articles about the current situation of the Christian churches and the narco violence in Mexico. The work of art above is called “Broken Church” from Colombian artist Fernando Botero.
* Narco-Violence and the Failure of the Church in Mexico. Mexico’s churches might have been a bulwark against the tide of drug violence, but the institutional rejection of liberation theology in past decades has rendered them powerless. By Jennifer Scheper Hughes
* Mass Arrest: Christianity and the Deadly Mexico Drug War. Police raid on service shows that churches are no longer neutral observers. By Jeremy Weber