A white plaster statue of Padre Cícero overlooks Juazeiro do Norte (CE). ln the late 19th century, this priest gained the reputation of preforming miracles and he was seen as a messiah who could tum the sertão into a garden and overcome all disease and hunger.A estátua de argamassa do Padre Cícero domina Juazeiro do Norte (CE). No fim do século XIX, este padre ganhou a reputação de fazer milagres e foi visto como um messias que podia transformar o sertão num jardim e superar todas as suas doenças e fome.
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