According to police estimates, 50.000 people attended the opening
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Brazil's 'biggest' church opens

An estimated 50.000 people attend the opening of what is being considered the biggest Catholic church in Brazil: the Mother of God Sanctuary, in Sao Paulo.

Tens of thousands of people have attended the opening of what is being considered the biggest Catholic church in Brazil, The Mother of God Sanctuary, in Sao Paulo.

Brazil is the most populated Catholic country in the world, but the Church has been struggling to maintain its influence, while neo-Pentecostalism continues to grow.

Iracema Sodre reports.

  • 05 Nov
  • From the section World