But few have suffered the total devastation as has the little church of Asunción Ahuatlan, near Totolapan (also heavily affected)
Asunción Ahuatlan was chiefly notable for its adjacent but separate open chapel, already partly in ruins but retaining some of its colorful mural decoration.
open chapel & mural fragments before 'quakeBut after the 9/19 'quake, both the church and chapel sustained what may be irreparable damage.
2019 Update: Repair of both church and chapel is under way, with a new church roof currently under construction:text © Richard D. Perry.
photographs courtesy of Robert Jackson
images courtesy of Robert Jackson and Niccolò Brooker