Peruvian bishops have condemned the violence and called on the authorities to find solutions to the crisis.
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See more Peruvian crèches in light of this year’s Vatican scene.
Since being elected president of Peru, Castillo and his entourage have been accused of ties to the Shining Path.
Guzmán founded Shining Path in the 1960s on communist principles, and began an armed conflict in 1980 with the goal of stoking a peasant revolution that would gain control of the Peruvian countryside, and eventually the cities.
The Sodalitium’s founder, Luis Fernando Figari, stepped down as superior general in 2010, after allegations surfaced that he had committed serial acts of abuse while leading the community.