- Nov 23, 2020
A report published by the Caritas office of the Archdiocese of São Paulo says refugee families in the city are especially vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Brazilian pro-choice group has been forbidden to use “Catholics” in their name by the São Paulo State court.
After being a victim of a campaign of insults and threats due to his work among the homeless in the city of São Paulo, Father Júlio Lancelotti received a phone call from Pope Francis on Oct. 10.
As the municipal elections get close, a priest in São Paulo has become the target of threats due to his work with the homeless people of Brazil’s largest city.
In a region of Sao Paulo city where violent deaths are common and fatalities due to COVID-19 do not shock the population, Brazil’s Catholic Church has launched a campaign to try to convince those not providing essential services to maintain social distancing and remain at home.
Since March 24, when the city installed stay-at-home measures to combat the new coronavirus, the number of people seeking food more than quadrupled.