It's safe to say, as long as Gomes is around, the stray pups of Gravatá will always have a roof over their heads. In Gomes' eyes, the church should be a safe haven for everyone — animals included.
“They will always be able to enter, sleep, eat, drink their water and find shelter and protection, for this house is of God and they are of God," he wrote on Facebook. "If I'm the greatest sinner I can enter — imagine these four-legged angels. Nobody touches my protected.”