RELIGION

Bolsonaro and Islamophobia in Brazil

By Nathália Urban  Brazil is home to several cultures and religions, such as Islam, which according to a demographic census by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), carried out in...

Missionaries spread disinfo and fear about vaccine to indigenous communities

By Nathalia Urban Indigenous communities are considered a priority group in vaccination against COVID-19 in Brazil, but due to the influence of missionaries some public health agents are facing hostility and even...

“We are heading for Chaos”: Professor Domingos Neto on Brazil’s Military, Moro, and Bolsonaro

In conversation about the past and the present, Manuel Domingos Neto reflects on the role of the Armed Forces in Brazil. By Cristiane Sampaio and Pedro Stropasolas. Brasil de Fato In these times...

“Elderly, Evangelicals, and Rich” falling for Bolsonaro lies about Coronavirus

A  survey by Instituto Quaest reveals that the elderly, evangelicals and the rich are most susceptible to Bolsonaro's lies about Coronavirus. Valor Magazine's Bruno Carazza says that according to the survey data,...

As Covid-19 catastrophe grows, Evangelical Missionaries target uncontacted tribes

“The doors are now open”: indigenous people denounce missionaries targeting uncontacted tribes. By Survival International. March 11, 2020 The NTM in Brazil unveil their new helicopter for reaching uncontacted tribes in the Javari Valley © NTM Missionaries...

Religion and Politics Interpenetrate in Brasil

By Ana Keila Mosca Pinezi The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus or IURD) is a complex that involves a media empire not only aimed...

Seja feita a vossa vontade: a guerra santa do Brasil

Uma batalha de cinquenta anos que veio dos EUA, para combater a Teologia da Libertação Católica no Brasil, promete ricas recompensas a grandes custos humanos para os que investiram nela e...

Thy Will Be Done: Brasil’s Holy War

A fifty year foreign battle to combat Catholic Liberation Theology in Brazil promises rich rewards for the vested interests which initiated it, at great human cost. "Brazil is at the vanguard of...

Rosary for Lula Sparks Vatican Intrigue

Vatican News runs and retracts false information about Papal Assessor’s visit to Lula. After widely publicizing the former, Brazil's biggest news companies ignore the retraction. The Vatican is no stranger to intrigue and infighting....

Globo: Evangelical ascension, a threat to its hegemony – Part 3

By Gabriel Deslandes. The successive institutional crises of Brazil, along with the social chaos provoked by the economic crisis, installed a climate of an apparently unforseen collective mistrust which all conventional politicians...

Caetano Veloso & Brasil’s Cultural Wars

On 30th October 2017, there was a new escalation in a cultural conflict which is slowly cauldronizing Brazilian society. Veteran singer songwriter, Caetano Veloso, legend of the Tropicália movement which emerged in a climate of...
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