Incident: Priests of the Diocese of Tula threatened

General Information
Title: Priests of the Diocese of Tula threatened
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Hidalgo
City: Tezontepec de Aldama
Other Address:
Date of Incident: 2019-03-12
Security Level: Public
According to the Bishop of Tula, Several pastors have received anonymous threats for the issues they address in their sermons. The clergyman stressed that although priests fail to mention specific names and circumstances, many people are offended by what they say in the sermons and think they are being exhibited, but said that they are issues that should be addressed to try to lower insecurity.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 5
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Criminal groups
Responsible actor category: Organized crime
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (not specified)
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