"Although “homophobia” in Brazil is...also used to condemn those who publicly object to homosexual behavior."
"...“The Holy Mass is being celebrated. During the homily, the priest alludes to the first chapter of the letter of Saint Paul to the Romans, which strongly condemns homosexualism, both female and male (Romans 1:26-28). He cites the words of the Apostle stating that giving one’s self over the “relations against nature” (Romans 1:26) was the punishment of those who “traded the truth of God for a lie” (Romans 1:25). At that moment, someone passes in front of the church and feels uncomfortable with the preaching. He goes to a public telephone and denounces the ‘homophobic’ celebrant.”..."
"Fr. Lodi da Cruz, who is president of the organization Pro-Life Anapolis, has himself been on the receiving end of Brazilian restrictions on freedom of speech. In 2005 he was required to pay monetary damages to a pro-abortion anthropologist Debora Diniz Rodrigues for calling her an “abortionist,” because the term “gravely offends her personal honor and dignity.” The decision was upheld by two appeals courts, and the nation’s Supreme Tribunal refused to hear the case."