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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    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 America’s biggest growth rates. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    In this Aug. 18, 2013 photo, evangelical Christians preach in a park in Lima, Peru. Although Peru and its capital remain bastions of Roman Catholicism, pentecostals have seen the most growth in in Lima’s teeming, arid working class districts. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    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 Lima’s teeming, arid working class districts. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    In this Aug. 18, 2013 photo, evangelical Christians use a cargo motorbike for transportation into the Huaycan shantytown where they will distribute pamphlets about the Worldwide Missionary Movement church on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. The Pentecostals have seen the most growth in in Lima’s teeming, arid working class districts, where they have some thousands of houses of worship. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    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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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    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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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    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 America’s biggest growth rates. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    In this Sept. 29, 2013 photo, an evangelical Christian, left, speaks with a resident about the Worldwide Missionary Movement church outside her home in the Huaycan shantytown on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. While evangelicals are on the rise, Peru and its capital remain bastions of Roman Catholicism. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    In this Oct. 12, 2013 photo, TV screens and a ceiling fan hang at the Worldwide Missionary Movement church during a service in Lima, Peru. Although Peru and its capital remain bastions of Roman Catholicism, Pentecostals have seen the most growth in in Lima’s teeming, arid working class districts. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    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 Lima’s teeming, arid working class districts, where they have some thousands of houses of worship. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    In this Oct. 12, 2013 photo, an evangelical Christian gets his shoes shined as a homeless man sits nearby outside the Worldwide Missionary Movement church before a service 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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    Karel Navarro Pando - AP
    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 Lima’s teeming, arid working class districts. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
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