(Carlos Iafelice Junior)
Biography Born in the interior of Minas Gerais, was son of Maria João of God. Educated in the faith catholic, Chico had its first contact with the Espírita Doctrine in 1927, after verified obsessive phenomenon with one of its sisters. It passes then to study and to develop its mediunidade that, as it tells in note in the book Parnaso de Além-Túmulo, only gained greater clarity in 1931 ends. Chico Xavier wrote four hundred books more than. It never admitted to be the author of none of these workmanships. It said to only reproduce what the espíritos dictated to it. For this reason, it did not accept the money collected with venda of its books. It donated to the copyrights for the FEB - Brazilian Espírita Federacy - and other espíritas organizations. Its workmanships are published by the Espírita Center Union, House Publishing company the Bugle, Edicel, Brazilian Espírita Federacy, Espírita Federacy of the State of São Paulo, São Paulo Federacy of the Rio Grande Do Sul, Foundation Marieta Gaio, Group Espírita Emmanuel s/c Publishing company, Christian Espírita Communion, Institute of Espírita Diffusion, Institute of Espírita Spreading Andres Luiz, Bookstore Allan Kardec Publishing company, Publishing company Thought and Mining Espírita Union. Its first book, Parnaso de Além-Túmulo, with 256 attributed poems the died poets, between them the Portuguese João of God, Antero de Quental and Guerra Junqueiro, and the Brazilians Olavo Bilac, Cruz and Sousa and Augustus of the Angels, were published for the first time in 1932. Of bigger drawing it was Our Home, with more than a vendidas million and five hundred a thousand copies -; 2005, attributed to the spirit Andres Luiz, first volume of the collection that takes the name of this, and that later he would count on the partnership of the mining doctor Waldo Vieira. Chico is remembered mainly by its assistenciais workmanships in Uberaba. In years 70 it started to help poor people with the money of the sale of its books, having for in such a way created a foundation. He was very known in Brazil, especially in the last years, for its benevolence and assistance to the next one. The most known of the Brazilian espíritas it had excellent contribution to expand the Brazilian espírita movement and to encourage the espíritas to disclose its adhesion to the doctrine of Allan Kardec. Its credibility served of incentive so that médiuns espíritas and não-espíritas carried through works open spirituals to the public. Chico Xavier died to the 92 years of age, in result of cardiac arrest. The country festejava the conquest of the Pantry of the World of Soccer.