Brazil: Singing priests make faithful cry

It looks like an airport hangar and it sounds like a rock concert. Thousands have packed into a megachurch on the periphery of Sao Paulo for one of Father Marcelo Rossi’s Thursday night masses.

Singing priest, Father Marcelo, 46, was a personal trainer before he joined the clergy. Now he is at the forefront of a Brazilian movement known as the Charismatic Catholic Renovation trying to invigorate the Church and lure new and old followers back to the fold.

As he walks through the people after mass many break down into tears. Others hold up their official employment cards to be blessed. Read  More

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