Règle correspondante
Mexico
Practice Relating to Rule 27. Religious Personnel
Mexico’s Army and Air Force Manual (2009) states: “In case of armed conflict, … military and civilian … religious personnel … may not be attacked. To the contrary, they must be respected and protected.” 
Mexico, Manual de Derecho Internacional Humanitario para el Ejército y la Fuerza Área Mexicanos, Ministry of National Defence, June 2009, § 31.
In a section on the 1949 Geneva Conventions, the manual also states that “chaplains attached to the armed forces must be respected and protected in all circumstances.” 
Mexico, Manual de Derecho Internacional Humanitario para el Ejército y la Fuerza Área Mexicanos, Ministry of National Defence, June 2009, § 74; see also § 97.
The manual further states: “The [1949 Geneva] Convention [II] provides that religious personnel … must be respected and protected in all circumstances.” 
Mexico, Manual de Derecho Internacional Humanitario para el Ejército y la Fuerza Área Mexicanos, Ministry of National Defence, June 2009, § 127.
The manual also states that the 1977 Additional Protocol II “includes rules similar to those laid down in [the 1977 Additional] Protocol I for situations of internal armed conflict … It also provides that … religious personnel … must receive particularly favourable treatment.” 
Mexico, Manual de Derecho Internacional Humanitario para el Ejército y la Fuerza Área Mexicanos, Ministry of National Defence, June 2009, § 285.
Mexico’s IHL Guidelines (2009), in a section entitled “Basic rules of conduct in armed conflict”, states that “religious personnel … must not be attacked.” 
Mexico, Cartilla de Derecho Internacional Humanitario, Ministry of National Defence, 2009, § 14(f).