Since converting to Islam in he has gone by the name of Muhammad. There are not many Muslims, but Protestants and evangelicals now account for more than a quarter of the state's population of 4. The mass conversions, which have coincided with the violent expulsion of large numbers of peasants from claimed land, worry the Catholic clergy, who welcomed Pope Benedict XVI last month in Guanajuato state. Muhammad prays five times a day in his decrepit house. His wife Nura, formerly Joana, wears an Islamic headscarf but has retained the traditional Tzotzil goat-hair dress.