Eduardo Campos Lima holds a degree in journalism and a doctorate in literature from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Between 2016 and 2017, he was a Fulbright visiting research student at Columbia University. He has written for major news outlets, such as Reuters and the Brazilian newspaper Folha de S. Paulo.

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Religious groups in Brazil step up to help influx of Afghan refugees

As one of the few countries in the world issuing humanitarian visas for Afghans since the Taliban took control in 2021, Brazil has welcomed thousands of refugees, many members of the persecuted Hazara minority.

In Ecuador, Catholic bishops help negotiate end to massive protests

In Ecuador, Archbishop Luis Cabrera is hopeful about negotiations between the government and protesters behind a recent strike. "That has been an important exercise of democracy," he said.

Amazonian church laments killing of British journalist and Brazilian Indigenous defender

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Brazilian Catholics lambast police raid that killed 23 in city slum

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