People take part in The Christian Family March for Freedom in front of the Brazilian Congress in Brasilia on Sunday. Photo: AFP People take part in The Christian Family March for Freedom in front of the Brazilian Congress in Brasilia on Sunday. Photo: AFP
People take part in The Christian Family March for Freedom in front of the Brazilian Congress in Brasilia on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Brazil’s evangelical Christians protest against virus restrictions on church services

  • Around 500 evangelical Christian and conservative Catholic protesters marched to the seat of Congress in Brasilia, where they held an outdoor prayer service
  • Marchers demanded ‘religious freedom,’ warned against ‘communist’ influence and voiced support for President Jair Bolsonaro, a conservative Catholic who has opposed bans on religious services

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People take part in The Christian Family March for Freedom in front of the Brazilian Congress in Brasilia on Sunday. Photo: AFP People take part in The Christian Family March for Freedom in front of the Brazilian Congress in Brasilia on Sunday. Photo: AFP
People take part in The Christian Family March for Freedom in front of the Brazilian Congress in Brasilia on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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