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Churches & Religion

Ex-minister Montano sentenced for UCA murders

The verdict of the Spanish case in the trial of the former Salvadorean minister and army colonel, Inocente Orlando Montano.

Brazil’s Yanomami people: silence, devastation and fear

This article was first published in Portuguese by Público. It has been translated for LAB by Theo Bradford and edited by Mike Gatehouse There was...

Brazil’s Women of Virtue

In Damares Alves, Minister for Women, Family and Human Rights, Brazil’s evangelical churches have a representative at the very heart of government. To understand what these churches expect of their female worshippers, three Agência Pública reporters attended services and events during 2019.

Brazil: bringing the Word or the Coronavirus?

As the coronavirus spreads around the globe, with more than 300 known cases already in Brazil, and members of Pres. Jair Bolsonaro’s...

Ernesto Cardenal: everyone is a poet

Nick Caistor writes: The Nicaraguan poet and Catholic priest Father Ernesto Cardenal died at the age of 95 in Managua on Sunday 1 March,...

We are the Amazon

After the Catholic Church started the preparation for its Amazon Synod, Christian Aid’s Latin America and the Caribbean division worked with faith-based organisations across the region. Together...

N.E.Brazil: church mission denounces water inequality

Brazil is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world and contains 20% of the Earth´s water springs – but all this is threatened...

The Synod on the Amazon

A synod is a meeting of representatives of Church communities to discuss issues of doctrine or Church governance.  So far, for most people, so boring. ...

Voices in New York – LAB Newsletter April 2019

26 April 2019 Dear LAB Supporter and Friend, The shocking suicide of former President Alan García, as police arrived to arrest, may have been planned in...

Bolsonaro: from bananas to pineapples

São Paulo, April 5: ‘If he sees a banana skin on the pavement across the road, he will cross over to slip on it’,...

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