Analysis: How Evangelical Churches in Brazil Are Using the Coronavirus Crisis

Evangelical Churches are using the coronavirus crisis to fill the state vacuum. This religious grouping is likely to exceed the number of Catholics in Brazil in the coming years, according to IBGE.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The evangelical world should be at the heart of the public debate on the coronavirus epidemic in Brazil. Evangelicals discount more strongly the gravity of Covid-19, and agree more with the Bolsonaro government, than does the average population, according to a recent survey by Datafolha.

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