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Evangelical Christians In Peru Converge For Prayer
Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians from across Peru converged on Lima this month for a nearly week-long national congress, their leaders claiming one of Latin America's highest growth rates.
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In this Nov. 9, 2013 photo, Jorge Mamani prays on his knees during a service at a San Marcos stadium that hosted the Worldwide Missionary Movement National Congress in Lima, Peru. Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians from across Peru converged on Lima this month for a nearly week-long national congress, their leaders claiming one of Latin Americas biggest growth rates. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Nov. 9, 2013 photo, women sit with their Bibles in hand during the Worldwide Missionary Movement National Congress held at the San Marcos stadium in Lima, Peru. The Rev. Juan Carlos Perez, a local leader of the Movimiento Misionero Mundial church, says his movement does not tolerate abortion or same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Aug. 18, 2013 photo, a Bible sits on the dashboard of an evangelical Christian driving to the Huaycan shantytown where he will distribute pamphlets about the Worldwide Missionary Movement church on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. The Pentecostals have seen the most growth in in Limas working class districts, where they have thousands of houses of worship. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Aug. 11, 2013 photo, Dina de la Cruz cries as she prays during a service at the Worldwide Missionary Movement church in Lima, Peru. Although Peru and its capital remain bastions of Roman Catholicism, Pentecostals have seen the most growth in in Limas teeming, arid working class districts. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Aug. 18, 2013 photo, evangelical Christians walk through the Huaycan shantytown to distribute pamphlets about the Worldwide Missionary Movement church in Lima, Peru. The Rev. Juan Carlos Perez, a local leader of the Movimiento Misionero Mundial church, says his movement enters prisons and rough-and-tumble districts to actively recruit repentant ex-criminals. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Aug. 18, 2013 photo, a girl sits on her knees in a park as members of the Worldwide Missionary Movement church preach in Lima, Peru. Although Peru and its capital remain bastions of Roman Catholicism, Pentecostals have seen the most growth in in Limas teeming, arid working class districts. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Aug. 11, 2013 photo, Martin Taipicuri prays with his children, Joseph, right, and Sara during a service at a Worldwide Missionary Movement church in Lima, Peru. Evangelicals now account for at least 20 percent of Peru's people, according to Rev. Juan Carlos Perez, a local leader of the Movimiento Misionero Mundial church. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Nov. 9, 2013 photo, evangelical Christians pray during the Worldwide Missionary Movement National Congress held at the San Marcos stadium in Lima, Peru. Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians from across Peru converged on Lima this month for a nearly week-long national congress, their leaders claiming one of Latin Americas biggest growth rates. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

Evangelical Christians In Peru Converge For Prayer

Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians from across Peru converged on Lima this month for a nearly week-long national congress, their leaders claiming one of Latin America's highest growth rates.

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