Eduardo Campos Lima holds a degree in journalism and a doctorate in literature from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Between 2016 and 2017, he was a Fulbright visiting research student at Columbia University. He has written for major news outlets, such as Reuters and the Brazilian newspaper Folha de S. Paulo.

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'A kind of brainwashing': Brazil's Catholic Church fights COVID-19 denialism

A second wave of COVID-19 infections has swept Brazil, and as the crisis grows, Catholic Church leaders face great challenges in helping those in need and in fighting pandemic denialism.

Pandemic complicates challenges for Venezuelan refugees

Some 1.7 million Venezuelans have come to neighboring Colombia to flee their country's economic and political turmoil, despite the border closure. The pandemic is making it difficult for them to earn a living or avoid exploitation.

After abortion legalization, Argentine church searches for a new path

Argentina's legalization of abortion has been seen as a significant defeat for the influence of the Catholic Church. Worsening that feeling was the role Catholic women played in the campaign for the new abortion law.

As El Salvador leans authoritarian, Romero inspires Catholics toward change

As El Salvador President Nayib Bukele's administration faces more and more international criticism for alleged authoritarianism, a movement is seeking inspiration from St. Óscar Romero in denouncing injustice.