This is a Catholic church of “N. S. das Graças” (Saint Lady of Grace) in the small town of Lajedão of Bahia, Brazil.
The church became famous in MPB (Brazilian Popular Music) through the messianic inspiration of the pop star Renato Russo, band leader “Legião Urbana” (Urban Legion). Here is the snippet of music: “♫ ia para igreja só para roubar o dinheiro que as velhinhas colocava na caixinha do altar ♫” (music Faroeste Caboloco). [ Free Translation: Saint Christ Jonh’s …going to church only to steal the money that the old ladies of the altar placed in the box ].
Read more about this history in my other blog in portuguese: http://jar.io