Tag: Religion

Jair Bolsonaro and Narendra Modi shake hands at a 2020 meeting

How the Populist Leaders of Brazil and India Made Their Countries World Champions of Covid

India recently pushed Brazil out of the media spotlight with its surge in coronavirus ...

Magic fascinated and troubled early Christians as much as it does some people today. Marvel Studios

Irony: Considered Evil, Magic Is Integral to Development of Christianity

Americans are fascinated by magic. TV shows like “WandaVision” and “The Witcher,” books like ...

Rio's samba school Unidos da Tijuca - Tomaz Silva/ABr

Rio’s Carnaval Celebrates Life and Blasts New President

Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Carnaval celebrations officially began on Friday in the first festival ...

Exploited cult followers who don't see themselves as victims make authorities' work harder.

The Dark Side of Religion: Cults in Brazil Are Exploiting and Enslaving the Faithful

After four years of silence, Ronaldo Soares received a startling text message from his ...

Bolsonaro's at inauguration ceremony with Dragões da Independência

President Bolsonaro: The Perfect Storm That Might Steal Away Brazil’s Democratic Future

This week’s inauguration of Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has dominated political analysis worldwide. ...

Expo should have extended till October 8, 2017 - Photo: Fredy Vieira/Publicity

The Moral Crusade of the Right Is Now Investing Against the Arts in Brazil

An art show has become Brazil’s latest political battleground. For those who didn’t get ...

Brazil Takes to the Streets in Defense of Religious Freedom

Nearly a thousand people took part in the 7th Walk for Religious Freedom along ...

Poverty and Fear Make Brazil a Land of Many Faiths

Believers in Brazil can choose from a wide variety of religions. The main reason ...