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Brazilian Catholic Church split over marijuana decriminalisation

Thursday, March 21st, 2024
marijuana decriminalisation

Brazil’s Catholic Church is deeply divided over potential moves as it weighs decriminalising possession of small amounts of marijuana. The church’s conflicting stances reflect the polarised debate between liberal Supreme Court justices who back decriminalisation and conservative legislators pursuing harsher penalties. With over 123 million Catholics, Brazil has the world’s largest Catholic population. Lawyer Miguel Read more