Lise Alves

Lise Alves is a freelance journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil. She has contributed to English-language news outlets across the world, including The Rio Times, Catholic News Service, The Lancet, The Guardian and National Catholic Reporter. She has also worked as a radio journalist for Monitor Radio, Deutsche Welle and Vatican Radio. 

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Sisters in Brazil commit to supporting Indigenous peoples and their land

Sisters help Brazil's Indigenous with land rights, identity and survival

Sisters in Brazil celebrate election of new president, end of Bolsonaro 'nightmare'

The screech owl named for Sr. Dorothy Stang is a tribute 'symbolic of her life'

As COVID-19 rages in Brazil, sisters in the Amazon fight hunger and isolation

Nun, who claims 'divine help,' advances to final of MasterChef Brasil

Brazil remembers Sr. Dorothy Stang; landless defenders still threatened

Nun's canonization delays vote on Brazil's social security reform bill

Brazilian court denies sentence reduction for Dorothy Stang assassin