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Religious Students in the Chile

Posted on October 14, 2020


Chile separated church and state in 1925. For the majority who follow a religion, religion is part of everyday life! Chile is a predominantly Catholic nation, although it has small but growing Protestant and evangelical communities across the country. Protestant and Catholic churches can be found in many parts of Chile. San Marcos is an English-speaking church in Santiago. Established in 1994 as a church plant of the Presbyterian Church in America. Religious festivities in Chile are frequent and include ritual processions and dances that demonstrate the coming together of various traditions displaying Andean and Catholic beliefs. Semana Santa, also known as Holy Week, takes place on Easter Sunday and is celebrated throughout Chile.

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