Session 4 – Reality of Brazil. The other side of Brazil: the world’s 10 th most unequal country. A recycling cooperative in a favela , where residents make a living by sorting rubbish.
A recycling cooperative in a favela, where residents make a living by sorting rubbish
Families at risk of eviction due to the 2014 World Cup
“It wouldn’t be fair if I went home, closed the door and thought everything was sorted for me. It is no good sitting in my own home without being here with the others and feeling what they are feeling.”
A favela street scene
“The joys and the hopes, the griefs and the anxieties of the people of this age, especially those who are poor or in any way afflicted, these too are the joys and hopes, the griefs and anxieties of the followers of Christ.”
Gaudium et Spes, Second Vatican Council