The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, this week, signed into law, the National Day for Orisa Religion in Brazil. The Executive President, this Thursday 5th, January, signed the bill pending on the table of former rightist leader, Ex-President Jair Bolsonaro. Painting titled Orisa, returned to the Presidential Villa by President Lula The bill no PLC 69/2018, which establishes the National Day for Traditional Religions In Brazil “ Candomblé “ includes every 21st March as National Isese Day in Brazil
The bill published in the National Official Gazette, this Friday 6th was also signed by the Ministers of Culture, Margareth Menezes, and of Racial Equality, Anielle Franco. “ This will further improve religious tolerance in Brazil, “ Says President Lula
The African traditional Religion is fast growing in Brazil, the Candomble, Umbanda, and other religions of African Origin.
According to the National Secretariat of Human Rights of the Ministry of Women, Family, and Human Rights , Religious intolerance is still a serious problem in the country .