IRI Brazil Publishes Article Advocating For The Amazon, Signed By Religious Leaders On Advisory Council

The article titled “A Great Blessing Called the Amazon” was published in Veja, one of the country’s most prominent magazines and news portals, with 52 million monthly website users. The article was also made available to non-subscribers, accessible at Signatories of the article included: Pastor Romi Marcia Bencke – National Council of Christian Churches in Brazil (CONIC), Reverend Agnaldo Pereira Gomes – Religions for Peace Brazil, Reverend Áureo Rodrigues de Oliveira – Independent Presbyterian Church of Brazil, Rabbi Guershon Kwasniewsk –Representative of Interreligious Dialogue, Brazilian Israelite Confederation (CONIB), Sheikh Mohamad Bukai – Director and Representative of the National Islamic Union (UNI), Father Marcus Barbosa – Catholic Church, Candomblé Priestess Angola Mametu Nangetu – Nangetu Institute of Afro Religious Tradition and Social Development, Carlos Vicente – National Coordinator of the Interreligious Initiative for Tropical Forests in Brazil (IRI Brazil).