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Practical Matters Will Outweigh Puritanism for Evangelical Rio Mayor

In a city best known for bacchanalia and flesh-filled beaches, the election of an evangelical bishop as mayor has some free-wheeling residents of Rio fretting. But for the ambitious politician who on Sunday won the office - and the evangelical benefactors eager for more electoral traction in Latin America's biggest democracy - a path of moderation is more likely than one of puritanism. "Don't expect a theocracy in Rio anytime soon," said Mauricio Santoro, a political...

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