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Religious & Spiritual Students in Peru

Posted on October 14, 2020


Roman Catholicism is the predominant religion in Peru and has greatly influenced the norms and customs throughout the country. As the official religion of the state, the Peruvian government is closely aligned with the Vatican, with every village, town, and city having its official church or cathedral, patron saint, and special religious days. Tolerance for other religious beliefs is fairly high in Peru. However, travelers holding non-Christian beliefs may find it difficult to explain these beliefs to Peruvians. Though sparse, non-Christian places of worship do exist.

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