Why Brazil’s Megachurches Love Bolsonaro | Al Jazeera

Brazil is about to go to the polls, where current right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will face off leftist and former union leader Lula — but what role will evangelicals play in this presidential election?

Like in the United States, evangelical churches and their pastors have become powerhouses in Brazil, with the vast majority of evangelicals voting for Bolsonaro in the 2018 elections.

But as some pastors turn up their support for Bolsonaro, others are breaking away from their churches — and pushing back.