Bolsonaro minister and criticize samba school that made retelling of the life of Christ

Escola mostra Jesus como alvo de ação policial.
25/02/2020 12h58 - Updated 25/02/2020 12h58

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President Jair Bolsonaro and Minister Luiz Eduardo Ramos (Government Secretariat) They criticized on Tuesday (25) the plot that the hose presented on Sunday (23) the parade of samba schools of Rio de Janeiro.

The hose has a modern version of the life of Jesus Christ, represented as indium, women and homeless. In front of committee, he appeared in his classic representation, a man with long hair and white beard, suffering police repression. One of the samba sections entitled “The Truth will make you free” says: “Shanty town, take the vision / It has no future without sharing / Neither weapon Messiah in hand”.

Bolsonaro made the comment about the samba while walking along the beach in Praia Grande, on the coast, which passes the carnival. The walk was transmitted by one of the social networks of President. He was accompanied by security guards, one of the children, Senator Flávio Bolsonaro (non-party-RJ) and Mr Helio Lopes (PSL-RJ).

Early in the transmission, Bolsonaro complained newspaper “Folha de S.Paulo”. The first page of this issue of the newspaper Tuesday brings photo show with the title “Hose uses images of Jesus to criticize Bolsonaro”. For or president, school disobeyed religions.

“Let's see the reaction of the people there. One day I'll have some too boo, neither? And the press will release (laughs). A 'Folha de S. Paulo', today, It went to get a picture in Rio Carnival, an image of a samba school defied religions, neither? Christ leading a police beat. Makes a link with me. They are looking for a picture in Rio to reach me”, stated.

The Minister of Government Secretariat, Luiz Eduardo Ramos, also criticized the hose. He said the parade published message on a social network.

“I am a defender of freedom of expression , important value in Democracy !! But as a Christian I do not believe to be reasonable to use the figure of Jesus, son of God in the way that the Mangueira samba school made !! Regardless of who believe or not, respect the Catholics and Christians !!”, he wrote Ramos.

Source: G1

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