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.
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The priest, who is also director of the Association of the Beatitudes, had already made known on May 25 the death threats he received for saying at Mass that communism is the enemy of the Church.
Archbishop Cabrejos emphasized that it’s time to say “never again to terrorism. Never again violence in Peru, from whatever quarter. Our country has the right to live in peace and build a future that benefits everyone.”