The ultra-conservative leader, who’s Catholic himself, criticized the left-leaning Latin American pope as the ragged Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, an opponent of Bolsonaro, met and bought a blessing from Francis.
“Pope Francis said the outdated day the Amazon is his, the enviornment’s, every person’s. Properly, the pope could well perhaps be Argentinian, but God is Brazilian,” Bolsonaro said Thursday, appealing to his nation’s sovereignty.
Equally, over the weekend, Bolsonaro made a surprise look at a “historical” gathering of evangelical Christians, where he declared that he is a believer in Jesus and that Brazil belongs to God.
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president nicknamed the “Trump of the Tropics,” requested for prayer at The Ship Brazil where thousands of evangelical Christians gathered. The conservative leader declared that he is a believer in Jesus and that Brazil belongs to God.
(The Ship Brazil)
On Wednesday, Francis refused to approve the ordination of married men to handle the Catholic Church’s priest shortage within the enviornment’s finest rainforest, but as an various, he wrote a doc called “Beloved Amazon” calling on the enviornment to total the “injustice and crime” of worldwide warming dedicated against the Amazonian of us and its atmosphere after file fires devasted the set up final year.
The “Trump of the Tropics,” who no longer too lengthy ago proposed opening up parts of Amazon land to mining and farming as segment of what he calls “sustainable model,” additionally took a shot on the left-soar neighborhood Greenpeace, calling them “rubbish.”
Bolsonaro has previously accused the pope of having a “leftist agenda” and attempting to embarrass Brazil on the global stage.