“The Apostle of Spiritism and citizen of the world who for 70 years has devoted his life to the Spiritist cause and to the excluded children from the outskirts of Salvador, his city in Bahia, Brazil. In order to help the helpless he together with the unforgettable Nilson de Souza Pereira, a tireless worker for good, Divaldo built the Mansion of the Way.
He is recognized today as one of the greatest mediums and Spiritist speakers and the most important promoter of the Spiritist doctrine throughout the world.
He has lectured at the UN and attended a meeting of religious leaders.
An eminent and devoted educator and speaker, he has given over 13000 conferences in more than 2000 cities in Brazil and on 65 countries on the five continents. He has received more than 900 cultural, social, religious, political tributes from institutions and governments.
As a medium, he has published close to three hundred books with more than 10 million copies, from two hundred and fifteen Spiritual authors, many of them had held prominent place on the universal literature, thought and religion.
Those works have been translated into seventeen language (German, Albanian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, French, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Czech, Turkish, Russian, Swedish and Braille).
There has been seventeen books written about his life and work.
All the income from the sale and copyrights of his published works is donated by deed of donation to the Mansion of the Way and other charities.
The Movement ‘Peace and You’ was created by him eleven years ago and it has now spread out from Bahia to the whole of Brazil and the Americas and Europe. Having launched it in Brasilia, in November 2014, in a special session of the National Congress where he was honoured. He has received a great number of honours including the Franco-American Recognition Medal, by the Humanist Institute of Paris, France, the Commendation as Ambassador of Goodness in the World, in Paigton, England and the title of Ambassador of World Peace from the Universal Peace Embassy in Geneva, Switzerland.
Since 1987, Divaldo has visited Switzerland giving seminars and conferences and Chico Xavier when speaking about him as an orator said: "Divaldo is a bird that sings". "