Evangelicals wield voting power across Latin America, including Brazil

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(Worthy News) - Evangelical churches are flourishing across traditionally Catholic Latin America and as the religious movement grows, its influence — including in this weekend’s elections in Brazil — is transforming the region and swinging its politics to the right, analysts say.

Sharply opposed to abortion, same-sex marriage, the legalization of marijuana, and leftist ideology in general, the evangelical movement has boosted conservatives and helped unseat a slew of left-leaning governments across the region.

Powerful evangelical churches are now helping tip the balance in Brazil, where far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is riding high in the polls ahead of Sunday’s presidential election first round. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Evangelicals wield voting power across Latin America, including Brazil”

  1. It is "the protestant formation" all over again.

    The problem with it is "the churches," those non-Catholic "churches" involved in it.

    There is no "church" in those Protestants (protest-ants) original Scriptures. If they do not keep following their Jesus Christ, all the way, it too will die.

    Follow him all the way back to who and what he was, and still is, the Messiah, King of the Jews. His body rose back to life and is not glorified. That's important. A Jewish Messiah died, and a Jewish Messiah rose back to life.

    He is still a Jew. "The Church" is a Roman Catholic invention.

    See the original words given. "Called out ones" is a group of people, even two or three. To then become instead a church is to cripple themselves just as in the USA most "churches" are now 501(c)3 IRS Corporations with Boards.

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