Rise of Christian Radical Right in Brazil Causes Concern for European Churches

A fundamentalist version of Christianity is legitimizing Bolsonaro government's measures that run counter to the very foundations of the religion. Concerned with the situation, national churches have convened in Switzerland to discuss the religious scenario in Brazil and ask for the help of the World Council of Churches so that a strategy may be developed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A fundamentalist version of Christianity in Brazil is legitimizing the governmental measures that run counter to the very foundations of the religion -- among them discrimination, human rights violations and even the protection of the planet.

The alarm is being sounded by Brazilian churches . . .

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