President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that there will be no layoffs or resignation for the light of the World concert, at the Palace of Fine Arts, and asked for tolerance.
«You have to be tolerant, lay but tolerant. Not being so rigid, I think you have to avoid these things if they are banned, but not create an environment of intolerance, «he said in his morning lecture.
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He said that he is against this kind of events in lay places and that if there was a mistake or was lied to offer an apology, «but I am very annoyed by intolerance.»
«It’s made so much noise that I think you’re going to have to take care of all those things in the future,» he said.
López Obrador said he will ask Alejandra Frausto, Secretary of Culture, to attend the morning conference to explain what happened.
«You have to be tolerant, lay but tolerant. Not to be so rigid, I think you have to avoid these things if they are banned but not create an environment of intolerance «: @lopezobrador_ on religious events that took place in fine arts. https://t.co/WMeYLNM3lc
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On the night of May 15th an operatic concert called «The Guardian of the Mirror» was held. The Association of Professionals and Entrepreneurs of Mexico (APEM), who summoned, disseminated it as an artistic event, but the promotional posters mentioned that a tribute would be made to Nahshon Joaquín García, leader of the Church of the light of the world.
The INBAL argued that the intention to make a religious homage was «last minute», but was not allowed, although those who convened the event informed their followers on social networks that this activity would take place.
«The INBAL will not allow any activity that violates the institutionality of its cultural enclosures. The Institute reserves the right to proceed legally, since it was intended to use a public infrastructure for purposes other than those that had been authorized and which violate the secular character of the state, «he said.
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