Pope in Brazil protected by generals and dollars

Activists in Brazil say they will also gather “to protest the 90 million dollars in public spending for the papal visit”. Some 10,000 police officers and more than 14,000 soldiers will be on duty during the pope’s visit, and six Brazilian military aircraft will provide transportation for the pontiff. The helicopters will let Francis avoid… Read More Pope in Brazil protected by generals and dollars

Ecumenical march in Rio brands Christians as Fascists.

Catholics and Muslims march together in Rio in bid to curb the growth of Evangelical Christianity. Tens of thousands marched at the world famous Copacabana beach on Sunday in a protest against the persecution of Afro-Brazilian religious groups amid growing Christian evangelical influence. Afro-Brazilian religious leaders were joined by Catholics, Muslims, Jews, Protestants, Buddhists and… Read More Ecumenical march in Rio brands Christians as Fascists.