Brazil’s evangelicals say far-right presidential candidate is answer to their prayers

Faithful pray and sing during a mass of the Ministry of the Faith church in Brasilia, Brazil September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

BRASILIA (Reuters) – On a visit to Israel two years ago, far-right Brazilian lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro leaned back into the River Jordan in a white robe to be baptized in the arms of a fellow congressman and evangelical pastor. While still an avowed Catholic, Bolsonaro is riding a wave of support from Brazil’s evangelical Christians, […]

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