Posts tagged Bolsonaro
the rise of evangelicals in Brazil: Q&A with Ed René Kivitz

For the first time in Brazil’s history, evangelical Christians have the political representation to create laws that fit their religious convictions. Kivitz, pastor of Brazil’s most influential evangelical megachurch, reaffirms the right of Christians to defend their values in the public sphere but not to impose them on the whole of society.

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Are Brazilian Christians who elected Bolsonaro losing faith in him?

A fragile Christian alliance that supported Pres. Bolsonaro’s election to office in October is weakening amid rising unemployment, budget cuts to education, and their leader’s negative comments about women, black people and the LGBT community.

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'Tropical Trump' Bolsonaro beholden to Catholic-Evangelical alliance

(NEWS ANALYSIS) Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro — dubbed by some political commentators as the “Trump of the Tropics” — has been dogged by controversy and scandal. The result? That Christian coalition of supporters, a U.S.-style religious right, could very well abandon Bolsonaro if he ultimately fails to deliver.

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