- Jan 22, 2020
Brazil’s government has drawn criticism after launching a project that aims to revamp the country’s arts scene, with a focus on nationalism and religion.
In a harsh exchange of tweets with Brazilian theologian Leonardo Boff on Jan. 1, Brazil’s foreign minister Ernesto Araújo accused Liberation Theology of being responsible for the decline in the number of Catholics in Brazil.
The president of Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday issued an order that allows streaming service Netflix to continue exhibiting a satirical film depicting Jesus as a gay man and reaffirmed Brazilians’ right to free speech.
A Brazilian judge on Wednesday ordered Netflix to stop showing a Christmas special that some called blasphemous for depicting Jesus as a gay man and which prompted a gasoline bomb attack on the satirists behind the program.
A priest was suspended from his duties in the city of Assis, in Brazil, after blessing a homosexual union early in December.
Marcio Rodrigues dos Reis’s murder on Dec. 4 in the Amazonian city of Anapu was the 15th case of a peasant being killed in the region due to land conflicts since 2015, according to the Pastoral Land Commission (CPT), which is affiliated with Brazil’s National Bishops’ Conference.