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Brazil
July 08, 2021
According to the Italian-born Bishop Adriano Ciocca Vasino of the Prelature of São Félix do Araguaia, there is a clear progression “from statements to concrete actions” by the Brazilian Church in relation to the Bolsonaro administration. “The situation looks intolerable. In a country with a minimum level of democracy, the current state of affairs would have changed long ago,” he told the Catholic Herald.
May 10, 2021
Inmates’ relatives outside the Dom Bosco Juvenile Detention Centre, where detainees rioted in April of 2020 after authorities suspended family visits to prevent the spread of coronavirus. April 18, 2020. (Photo by MAURO PIMENTEL / AFP) (Photo by MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP via Getty Images)   Inmates’ relatives, pastoral workers decry insufficient information, safety measures By Eduardo
April 16, 2021
According to Deacon Francisco Salvador Pontes Filho, president of the National Commission of Deacons, the number of permanent deacons who died between January 1st and April 10 is almost reaching the total number of deaths reported in 2020.
February 08, 2021
The deaths of ten Yanomami children in the Brazilian state of Amazonas has fuelled fears about the impact of coronavirus on indigenous communities.
February 05, 2021
Following an appeal by bishops, supplies of life-saving oxygen have started to reach the Brazilian state of Amazonas.
January 19, 2021
"For the love of God, send us oxygen" demand Bishops as Brazil's national health service quakes under the pressure of the new COVID-19 strain
May 24, 2018
A country known for its priest shortage has experienced a sudden increase in numbers
April 03, 2018
The act has been branded 'sacrilegious'
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