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Brazil's evangelicals flex muscle in Sao Paulo march

Hundreds of thousands of evangelical Christians, who are enjoying growing political sway in Brazil, flooded the streets of Sao Paulo Saturday. Police estimated the crowd at 800,000 although organizers said two million people turned up. The 21st edition of the "March for Jesus" took place as the country is reeling from the worst social turmoil in more than 20 years, with hundreds of thousands of Brazilians taking to the streets across the country to demand a better quality of life and an end to corruption.

Brazil's evangelicals flex muscle in Sao Paulo march

Hundreds of children sang and danced Saturday at the start of Sao Paulo's annual "March for Jesus" expected to draw up to one million evangelical Christians, organizers said. The 21st edition of the march took place as the country is reeling from the worst social turmoil in more than 20 years, with hundreds of thousands of Brazilians taking to the streets across the country to demand a better quality of life and an end to corruption.
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