In Sunday's election, the nation also sent anti-LGBTQ+ President Jair Bolsonaro to a runoff.
Often known as the "Brazilian Donald Trump," Bolsonaro has sent shockwaves of racist and anti-LGBTQ+ fervor throughout Brazil.
The German official was arrested in the Ipanema neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro.
He placed eighth in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Bishop Tomé Ferreira da Silva gave Pope Francis his resignation after images circulated online of the bishop seminude during a video call with another man.
Eduardo Leite is the governor of the southern state of Rio do Sul.