Analysis: Evangelicals and popular governments in Latin America

In Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela, there is a significant rapprochement between non-Catholic churches and popular governments. Christian evangelicals are increasingly moving to the left despite their tendency to the right.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the middle of this month, the Latin American Strategic Center for Geopolitics (Celag) presented a provocative study on the political presence of evangelicals in the region named "His Kingdom Come: Evangelical Churches and Popular Governments in Latin America," by Yair Cybel and Sebastian Furlong.

Provocative because, contrary to the tradition of the conservative nature of these churches (more linked to right-wing governments, it was said), it proposes to review experiences of a rapprochement, of a fluid relationship, between these churches and progressive, left-wing governments, when not even of the presence of

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