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Leading Brazilian prelate rebukes nation’s president on CO19

March 26, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: President Jair Bolsonaro said that concerns about the virus are overblown; Archbishop Walmor Oliveira de Azevedo of Belo Horizonte, president of the bishops’ conference, denounced his remarks, lamented a “pandemic of irresponsibility,” and urged Brazilians to stay at home.

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