Vatican tussle http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22524/all en Peru: Academics battle Vatican for religious freedom http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/120731/peru-catholic-university-fights-vatican <p style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: 21.111112594604492px; ">LIMA &mdash; Hemorrhaging followers to the evangelical movement across Latin America and with its credibility damaged by its condemnation of contraception, the Catholic Church cannot afford more spats.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: 21.111112594604492px; ">Yet in its latest confrontation with otherwise faithful disciples, the Vatican has been bluntly told by Peru&rsquo;s top university that it will not be allowed to meddle with academic freedom.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/120731/peru-catholic-university-fights-vatican" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vatican tussle Peru World Religion Wed, 01 Aug 2012 10:04:00 +0000 Simeon Tegel 5714361 at http://www.globalpost.com