TITLE

Brazil and the Pope

AUTHOR(S)
Von Kuehnelt-Leddihin, Erik
PUB. DATE
August 1980
SOURCE
National Review;8/22/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p1008
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains the association of the successful papal visit of Pope John Paul II in Brazil with the situation of Brazil and its relationship with the Catholic Church. The separation of Brazil from its motherland is not a result of a revolution, the regent of Brazil simply wants to declare the colony independent. In terms of politics, Brazil is not ready for democracy because of its economic and social conditions. Furthermore, the Catholic Church in Brazil is facing a crisis. Upon the arrival of Pope John Paul II, the Catholic Church in Brazil was in disarray. Nevertheless, the papal visit was a success.
ACCESSION #
6072531

 

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