INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Brazil was born under the Southern Cross, under the sign of the Cross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nVXAP4PaiI Brazil’s first name was the Land of the Holy Cross; its first monument, a cross; its first public act, a Holy Mass. Pero Vaz de Caminha, scribe of the Fleet of the Order of Christ, sent the King of Portugal, Dom Manuel “The Fortunate”, a letter describing the discovered lands. It ends thus: “The