Sunday, July 1, 2012

THE CHRISTIAN POST (International) Sunday July 1, 2012 Tammuz 11, 5772

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  • Brazil, Christians
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Evangelical Population Explodes in Brazil as Catholic Church Shows Signs of Decline

By Andrea Madambashi

The evangelical population of Brazil increased by 16 million people over the 10 year period from 2000 to 2010 to 42.3 million, according to census results from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) published Friday.

Protests Remain Heated Against Immigration ReformArizona Immigration Law Sparks Racial Profiling Fears

By Vincent Menjivar

The Supreme Court's decision this week to uphold Arizona's immigration law has led some legal groups to warn the decision could result in racial profiling. The law allows police to stop and check the immigration status of anyone they suspect to be in the country illegally.

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