As opposed to Catholics?
Brazilians have had years and years of bad instruction. They are, however, very pious in their own way.
The Pope’s talks to the Brazilian and Latin American bishops today were very good, and he was calling them back to the teachings of the Church. Some of the younger ones are fine, but a lot of the older ones are not so much bad as weak, and were pushed by the media and the academy into some very loopy things.
Do not break the bent reed or quench the smoking flax. Encourage them, don’t say stupid things comparing them to Nazis.