A practitioner of the Afro-Brazilian religion Umbanda raises her hands while cleaning the spirit of another worshipper in Rio de Janeiro.
A practitioner of the Afro-Brazilian religion Umbanda raises her hands while cleaning the spirit of another worshipper in Rio de Janeiro. Jack Chang / MCT
A practitioner of the Afro-Brazilian religion Umbanda raises her hands while cleaning the spirit of another worshipper in Rio de Janeiro. Jack Chang / MCT

Brazilians possessed by spirits as Umbanda religion grows

April 21, 2008 3:18 PM

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