Filipe Domingues contributes from Brazil.
A supporter holds a balloon with the image of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, during celebration in front of the National Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil, on Oct. 28. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Filipe DominguesNovember 19, 2018
In his first speech after his victory, Brazil’s far-right president-elect thanked God and praised voters for allowing the country to “march now on the right path.”
Venezuelan migrants walk across the border from Venezuela into the Brazilian city of Pacaraima. (CNS photo/Nacho Doce)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Filipe DominguesOctober 22, 2018
About 5,000 people leave Venezuela every day. According to the U.N. Refugee Agency, at least 1.9 million Venezuelan citizens have left the country since 2015, fleeing from the economic and political crisis that the country is experiencing under President Nicolás Maduro.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Filipe DominguesOctober 04, 2018
Brazil is preparing for presidential elections on Oct. 7. Catholics are divided and often use religious arguments to justify their choices.
Faith Dispatches
Filipe DominguesSeptember 26, 2018
Several bishops in the biggest country in Latin America have stepped forward in recent weeks to demonstrate their full support of the pontiff.