Mexico, a country where the majority of its population is Catholic with a percentage of 92% according to statistics from the 2000 INEGI. The Mexican population has built an identity attached to their religion because of the power that this institution has gained with the passage of time. The Catholic Church has marked the Mexicans a way of life full of values and commandments telling us what is good and bad. The media have benefited him to this shocking attachment of religion for his own commercial good. They use religious symbols as marketing tools. For example, the policy comes to mix religion: in various States of the Republic, mainly in Jalisco have been manipulated by politicians who used religious symbols to be able to identify with them and be liked by the people, such is the case of the former President Vicente Fox Quesada to kiss the hand of Pope Juan Pablo II during his last visit to MexicoWhen it is assumed that Government should be a secular stance, according to article 6 of the Mexican Constitution called freedom of religion and worship.
Television stations, especially televisa touching religious in most of its programs themes, such is the case of soap operas in that its main characters are caught up in problems solved low help him any religious figure, either the Virgin of Guadalupe, nuns or priests. A clear example of this is the program called La Rosa de Guadalupe where the main theme are the miracles of the Virgin. Club C Revenge oftentimes addresses this issue. Another example is the television station Tv Azteca with its programme each who with his Holy showing miracles that unconsciously encourage the audience that all their problems are resolved through divine intervention according to the Saint for his devotion. This creates a consciousness of hope based on faith resulting in dreams and illusions on people, not letting them fight in a social reality in society. People need motivation to develop positive environments that help them out forward, and not with soap operas that have no utility. Original author and source of the article.