Brazil mega-church scores TV hit with biblical soaps

/ 02:51 PM February 22, 2017
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Actors walk on the set of “O Rico e Lazaro” (The Rich Man and Lazarus) soap opera at the studios of Record TV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 3, 2017. Nebuchadnezzar II is about to be crowned in a sumptuous Babylonian palace, and production assistants in Havaianas flip-flops are rushing to get a small army of extras into place. Welcome to the set of “The Rich Man and Lazarus,” the latest biblical telenovela from the media empire of one of Brazil’s largest Evangelical mega-churches. TASSO MARCELO / AFP

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