IRI Peru presents an Interfaith prayer at the national bicentennial anniversary

On July 26th and on the occasion of Peru’s bicentennial celebration transmitted on TV Péru, former President Francisco Sagastim, government authorities, ministers, ambassadors, members of the Inter-religious Council of Peru and more came together as an act of interreligious peace to honor the country. Rabbi Guillermo Broinstein and Laura Vargas presented a homily that included messages about the importance of reconciliation between Peruvians and Mother Earth. They both insisted on the inclusion of a care paradigm to respond to the serious rates of deforestation in the Amazon over the past several years. Click here to see the full celebration, and Rabbi Broinstein’s and Laura Vargas’ interventions at 39:44.