Mary Puckett

Ph.D in religion, wrote her dissertation on La Luz Del Mundo

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La Luz del Mundo church has come under scrutiny after its leader, Naason Joaquin Garciawas, arrested last week on multiple charges of sex abuse.

La Luz del Mundo and the Mexican immigrant community in the U.S.

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