Brazil ‘miracle’ healer, who appeared on Oprah, faces arrest in sex probe

Followers of Brazilian spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as "John of God", are seen at "healing center" in his spiritual center, in Abadiania, Brazil December 13, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Police are investigating accusations by over 200 women that a self-proclaimed Brazilian faith healer, who became a celebrity after appearing on a show hosted by Oprah Winfrey, sexually abused them while they were seeking spiritual guidance and treatment. Prosecutors have requested the arrest of João Teixeira de Faria, known as “John of […]

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