5 October 2022
Brazil's presidential candidates reached out to the country's religious communities on Tuesday, seeking to draw voters of faith as campaigning for what is expected to be an intense runoff begins in earnest.
Da Silva, who was visited by Franciscan friars celebrating Saint Francis Day, praised Pope Francis for his progressive stances on social issues.Da Silva, who is universally known as Lula and was president from 2003 to 2010. Latin America's biggest democracy will hold the runoff on October 30.
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