Black Women of Brazil

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Illiterate and the daughter of a slave, Nhá Chica is the first black woman to be given the title of blessed by the Catholic Church of Brazil


She was also a layperson and didn’t belong to any religious order. Francisca de Paula de Jesus dedicated her life to charity and the poor. by Samantha Silva and Lucas … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

In video, Catholic priest in Niterói, Brazil, caught having sexual relations with a minor


Video image shows a nude priest in intimate moments     Victim reveals that priest would preside over mass after sexual relations It was six years of a abusive relationship … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · 5 Comments