Two million Brazilians march for Jesus


By Jessica Martinez

(photo courtesy Reuters, Paulo Whitaker)
(photo courtesy Reuters, Paulo Whitaker)

Two million Christians from all over Brazil trekked the streets of Sao Paulo over the weekend to join in on the country’s largest religious gathering, “March for Jesus.” The annual event, organized by Pastor Estevam Hernandes of Renascer em Cristo, or Reborn in Christ Church, and other Pentecostal churches, included speeches and prayers from pastors, political figures, and entertainment from various Brazilian gospel artists.

“After so many years, the event continues to have an impact,” Pastor Estevam Hernandes told Brazilian press outlets, adding that the success of the event was due to years of “work and prayer.”