Janet Tappin Coelho writes for Religion News Service.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) The couple practiced Candomble, an African-Brazilian faith with roots in Brazil’s slave trade.
They dressed in white and believed in an all-powerful God who is served by lesser deities, blending Catholicism with African spiritualism, or the belief that the dead communicate with the living.
RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) A record-breaking three million Roman Catholics crammed Copacabana Beach Saturday (July 27) night to hear Pope Francis encourage young people to build a better world.
The pope might have been talking about Fabio Mateus.
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