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Cardinal Cláudio Hummes arrives for the afternoon session of the Amazon Synod, October 8, 2019.

Brazilian Cardinal Cláudio Hummes dies at 87

Jul 4, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, archbishop emeritus of São Paulo, Brazil, died on Monday after a long illness. Read more

Pope Francis walks with a cane at the beginning of a meeting with Brazilian bishops on June 27, 2022.

Pope Francis: ‘I have been able to walk for three days’

Jun 28, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The 85-year-old pope has used a wheelchair for many of his public audiences for nearly two months. Read more

Damage at the tomb of Bl. Donizetti Tavares de Lima in Tambaú, Brazil.

Tomb of beatified Brazilian priest damaged in apparent robbery attempt

May 6, 2022

By ACI Digital

The tomb of Blessed Donizetti Tavares de Lima was damaged during an apparent robbery attempt last weekend in Brazil. Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace April 7, 2021.

Pope Francis to Brazil's bishops: the Risen Christ is 'our strength, our unity'

Apr 15, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged Brazil’s bishops to be united to each other and to their faith in the risen... Read more


Brazilian bishops slam magazine for photo of 'crucified' soccer star

Oct 1, 2012

The bishops of Brazil have rapped a Brazilian sports magazine for printing photos of famous soccer star Neymar, in which... Read more