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Brazil’s strange secularism: Evangelicalism’s historical rise in popularity

Congressmen evangelical service Congress Brazil’s strange secularism: Evangelicalism’s rise in popularity
Evangelical congressmen hold weekly services in the House.
Congressmen evangelical service Congress
Secularism? Evangelical congressmen hold weekly services in the House.

In 2016, as congressmen voted on whether to impeach then-President Dilma Rousseff, no fewer than 58 politicians dedicated their votes in favor of the move to their faith. Just a few months later, the country’s tourist capital – with its reputation for hedonistic Carnival displays – surprised international observers when it voted for...

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