Brazil´s Universal Church Bishops in Angola Convicted of Insult and Contempt

The disturbance that resulted in the conviction involves an Angolan pastor allied to an insurgent group within the Universal Church.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The bishops, two of them Angolan and the other Brazilian, were arrested by the authorities and tried in the Benfica district, in the municipality of Belas. They are said to be linked to the institution's leadership, which is experiencing a serious crisis in the African country since part of the local pastors and bishops broke with the Brazilian matrix.

According to 'O País' newspaper, the bishops . . .

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