Catedral da Sé, São Paulo, Brazil. The São Paulo See Metropolitan Cathedral --"See" and "cathedra" mean "seat" and therefore the ecclesiastical authority of a bishop or archbishop is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil.
Ouro Preto (translation: Black Gold) is a former mining area nestled in Brazil's Serra do Espinhaço mountains. A UNESCO world heritage site in the state of Minas Gerais, the city is notable for both its Brazilian Gold Rush past, and also for once having the largest population in the New World of 1750: 80,000 people. This photo features the beautiful Church of Nossa Senhora do Carmo, a Catholic church built in the Rococo tradition.
Detalhe de escultura em pedra sabão, de autoria de Antônio Francisco Lisboa, o Aleijadinho. Igreja São Francisco de Assis, Ouro Preto, MG. (sculpture in soapstone, by Antonio Francisco Lisboa, called "Aleijadinho". Saint Francis of Assis Church, Ouro Preto, Brazil).
The Cathedral of Brasília is the Roman Catholic cathedral serving Brasília, Brazil, and serves as the seat of the Archdiocese of Brasília. It was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, and was completed and dedicated on May 31, 1970
Angelo Agostini (8 April 1843 Italy - 23 January 1910 Brazil) was an illustrator and journalist who... Angelo Agostini (8 April 1843 Italy - 23 January 1910 Brazil) was an illustrator and journalist who also founded several publications and is considered the first Brazilian cartoonist. Born in Italy and raised in Paris he moved to Brazil in 1859 with his mother. During the Paraguayan War he and others created Debo Coxo where he illustrated stories written by the abolitionist poet Luis Gama…
"Brazil rocked by abortion for 9-year-old rape victim: Church excommunicates mother and doctors – but not accused rapist." In response, the Vatican stated "life must always be protected". Unless, of course, you are a nine-year-old child who is pregnant because your stepfather raped you repeatedly.