Janet Tappin Coelho | Religion News Service

Stories by Janet Tappin Coelho | Religion News Service
Brazil’s police take Bible classes to reduce stress

RIO DE JANEIRO — Amid concerns about police brutality, Brazilian military police officers are taking Bible study classes during their … Continued

Brazil tries to combat religious intolerance of minority faiths

RIO DE JANEIRO — The couple practiced Candomble, an African-Brazilian faith with roots in Brazil’s slave trade. They dressed in … Continued

Walking 1,850 miles to see Pope Francis, pilgrim feels renewed

RIO DE JANEIRO — A record-breaking three million Roman Catholics crammed  Copacabana Beach Saturday (July 27) night to hear Pope … Continued