Eduardo Campos Lima

Eduardo Campos Lima is an author at Religion News Service.

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Maradona’s death boosts ‘Hand of God’ goal’s author to sainted status

November 27, 2020

(RNS) — At its extreme, veneration of the soccer star gave birth to the Maradonian Church, a group of fans who pay homage to him with parody rituals.

Missionaries gain access to Amazon’s Indigenous peoples, despite pandemic

August 13, 2020

SAO PAULO (RNS) — Indigenous rights groups now worry that the new law will prompt missionaries to enter their reservations, and spread coronavirus.

In Brazil, historic black lay Catholic ‘brotherhoods’ fight to survive

December 6, 2019

(RNS) — After centuries resisting slavery, racism and inequality, dozens of black Catholic lay associations are hopeful that a new network and changes in the Church will extend their history.

Opposition to Amazon synod spurs new right-wing coalition in Brazil

October 3, 2019

SÃO PAULO (RNS) — Its opposition to the Pan-Amazon synod’s goals has given a group of conservative Catholic organizations new life as a wedge of the Brazilian president’s populist base.

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