LIMA, Peru (CNA/EWTN News) — Archbishop Jose Antonio Eguren of Piura and Tumbes, Peru, called on the country to come together “as one nation under one flag — the red and white,” after Peru’s June 5 elections.
The archbishop urged Peruvians not to give in “to the same old sins” of deception, revenge, insults and violence.
Ollanta Humala defeated Keiko Fujimori by a small margin of 51.4% to 48.6% after a ruthless campaign characterized by physical and verbal attacks between supporters of the opposing camps.
The archbishop’s words came in a message marking the 131st anniversary of the Battle of Arica, which took place June 7, 1880, during the War of the Pacific. He urged his fellow...READ MORE