By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Catholics in Brazil prepare for World Youth Day on July 23rd-28th, the country’s Islamic community is also anticipating an important religious event of its own in July - Ramadan. As part of a celebration of the various religions of Brazil, The Rio Times looks at the Islamic faith and its growing presence in Rio.
According to a census conducted by the IBGE (Brazilian institute for geography and statistics), the . . .