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Discovering Islam in Rio and Brazil

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As Catholics in Brazil prepare for World Youth Day on July 23rd-28th, the country’s Islamic community is also anticipating an important religious event of its own in July - Ramadan. As part of a celebration of the various religions of Brazil, The Rio Times looks at the Islamic faith and its growing presence in Rio.

According to a census conducted by the IBGE (Brazilian institute for geography and statistics), the . . .

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