Evangelicals grow in number, clout in Catholic Brazil
Roman Catholics are scrambling to shore up support among the faithful in Brazil, the world's largest Catholic country, ahead of a visit next year by Pope Benedict XVI and amid a growing tide of conversions to Protestantism.
Out of a Brazilian population of 191 million, 123.2 million define themselves as Catholics, more than any other country in the world.
But census figures highlight decades of decline among the ranks of Catholics, who in 1970 made up almost 92 percent of the population, but by 2000 comprised just 74 percent and today account for a mere 64.6 percent, according to 2010 census data....
If one read the article, one would see many if not most of these converts are pentecostal not Christian, q.v, The Charismatic Movement--35 DOCTRINAL ISSUES this means that Brazil is still one of the most unchristian countries in the world.