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A self-proclaimed healer was sentenced to 118 years in prison in Brazil

A self-proclaimed healer was sentenced to 118 years in prison in Brazil

In Brazil, a famous therapist was sentenced to more than 118 years in prison for raping four women. Joao Teixeira de Faria aka Joao de Dios The court said that he was sentenced on Friday “in three trials to 118 years, six months and 15 days in prison.” Goiás state, central Brazil with. A total of 17 cases were opened against the self-declared medium.

The condemned media also received Oprah Winfrey

These incidents occurred between 2010 and 2017 during spiritual consultations at the João de Dios Temple in Abadanya He came about a hundred kilometers from the capital Brasilia far. The 81-year-old man, who is currently under house arrest, declared his innocence. Under the ruling, João de Dios must now pay compensation to the victims equivalent to up to 19,250 euros each.

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João de Dios became known beyond the country’s borders when he became famous in 2012 American television presenter Oprah Winfrey Received at his temple This self-proclaimed healer receives about 10,000 visitors a month, making Abadanya a tourist attraction for tourists interested in spirituality.

But at the end of 2018, more than 300 women accused the therapist of sexual assault during “spiritual treatments.”

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