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Peruvians To Debate Same-Sex Civil Union

A debate over same-sex civil union in Peru has grabbed attention this week, with one of the country’s best known intellectuals criticizing the position of the country’s leader of the Catholic Church. Last weekend on his Saturday morning radio program, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, who is also archbishop of Lima, […]

Controversial bill for religious freedom approved by Congress’ Constitutional Commission

A controversial bill for religious freedom was approved by Congress’ Constitutional Commission this week, immediately sparking controversy, though it is still pending a ratification vote by the full legislature. If passed into law, the bill would guarantee all of Peru’s religious minorities freedom of religion, and would prohibit schools from requiring […]

by · July 5, 2009 · 0 comments · Law & Justice

Catholic Bishops in Peru’s Amazon call for protection of ethnic communities

A call for real and inclusive dialogue with indigenous communities and the repeal of several Amazon development laws was made this week by the bishops of eight Catholic vicariates in Peru’s Amazon region. In a public statement, the bishops urge President Alan Garcia and Congress to repeal two laws and […]