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In Brazil, the electoral dilemma of evangelicals

2022-10-02T16:50:26.635Z

REPORT – The presidential election between outgoing President Bolsonaro and Lula was held on Sunday. Rio de Janeiro Sergio Dusilek, an evangelical pastor in a Baptist church in Rio de Janeiro, has a wavering voice and haggard eyes. Since he spoke at a campaign rally for candidate and former left-wing president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, he has been ostracized, assailed by criticism from those around him and on social networks. A large majority of evangelical churches have sided with far-right Pr



Rio de Janeiro

Sergio Dusilek, an evangelical pastor in a Baptist church in Rio de Janeiro, has a wavering voice and haggard eyes.

Since he spoke at a campaign rally for candidate and former left-wing president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, he has been ostracized, assailed by criticism from those around him and on social networks.

A large majority of evangelical churches have sided with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, a candidate for re-election.

But he did not expect such an outpouring of hatred and violence, to the point of having to give up the presidency of the Rio Baptist convention a few days later, a function formerly held by his mother.

If this great man is thus taken by surprise, it is because the climate within certain evangelical currents is electric.

The evangelical community is a major electoral issue, now representing nearly a third of the population.

She strongly contributed to Bolsonaro's victory...

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Source: lefigaro

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