SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Lise Alves

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April 08, 2020
Franciscans from five convents in northeastern Brazil have released a video dancing to a typical Brazilian rhythm known as the frevo with one request: "Fique em Casa" (Stay Home).
October 09, 2019
The canonization of the first Brazilian-born female saint is making headlines across the country, putting news coverage of the country’s current political and economic difficulties on the backburner. The canonization has even delayed approval of the government’s most important Congressional bill, the social security reform. Brazil’s Senate has delayed the final vote until October 22,
August 07, 2018
'The right to life is the most fundamental of rights,' the Bishop of Rio Grande said
August 11, 2016
'They represent the strength it takes to come from nothing,' say refugees following the Games in Brazil
July 07, 2016
The Archbishop of Paraiba said he made the mistake of being too trusting
January 07, 2014
Francis recognises 'great effort' made by the Local Organising Committee in Rio
September 23, 2013
Sister Dorothy Stang was shot dead after working in favour of land rights for the poor
July 25, 2013
Pontiff urges youngsters to resist exclusion from society
July 12, 2013
Organisers want to ensure disabled pilgrims are not 'mere spectators'
July 08, 2013
Rayfran das Neves Sales shot Sister Dorothy Stang in 2005
June 24, 2013
Bishops' conference expresses its 'solidarity and support' for protesters