Lise Alves

Interest in Sister Dulce, who will be canonised alongside Newman, is so high that Brazilian politics has virtually ground to a halt

‘The right to life is the most fundamental of rights,’ the Bishop of Rio Grande said

‘They represent the strength it takes to come from nothing,’ say refugees following the Games in Brazil

The Archbishop of Paraiba said he made the mistake of being too trusting

Francis recognises ‘great effort’ made by the Local Organising Committee in Rio

Sister Dorothy Stang was shot dead after working in favour of land rights for the poor

Pontiff urges youngsters to resist exclusion from society

Organisers want to ensure disabled pilgrims are not ‘mere spectators’

Rayfran das Neves Sales shot Sister Dorothy Stang in 2005

Bishops’ conference expresses its ‘solidarity and support’ for protesters