In Brazil, Anglicans protest destruction of indigenous land

By Gavin Drake
Posted Aug 19, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Hundreds of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá and Terena people have been violently evicted from their homes in the central western state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The vacated land is being used for agricultural businesses, including soya plantations and cattle raising. Now, Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil) is joining with other churches to in a coordinated ecumenical campaign to fight for the rights of indigenous peoples.

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