When the Brigham Young University Law Review published the article Antecedents, Perspectives, and Projections of a Legal Project about Religious Liberty in Peru, they did not imagine that parliamentary discussions regarding the approval of this bill would be postponed for such a long time. This seemed unthinkable when considering the significance of the purpose of the regulation, which is to achieve the frill exercise of religious freedom and other related fundamental freedoms. It is not the intention of the authors to ignore the importance that the Catholic Church has had and continues to have as a molding element of the society. They wish to reflect that the co-existence of the Catholic Church with other religious organizations-based on different principles and dogmas, yet with the same purposes as the former-demands that legislative efforts be aimed at establishing rules and regulations that would allow for the consolidation of secularism for a State proclaimed as such in the Political Constitution of Peru.
The Long Road to Religious Freedom in Peru Guillermo García-Montúfar Sarmiento; Daniel Alegre Porras Brig
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