From Liberation Theology to Ecofeminist Theology A Revolution Entrenched in the Church (II)

Introduction We continue with installments from the study, From Liberation Theology to Ecofeminist Theology in order to help readers understand the ideological positions hidden behind those who encourage this new theology supposed to guide the next Synod on the Amazon. Feminist theology in the words of its own authors The book Del Cielo a la

A Marxist Saint? The Brazilian Bishops’ Strange Proposal for the Synod

On the eve of the Pan Amazon Synod, two hundred Brazilian bishops have signed a letter asking Pope Francis to recognize Ezechiele Ramin, an Italian Comboni missionary, as a martyr. Ramin died in an ambush in 1985 while involved in a farm invasion with militants of the MST (Landless Workers Movement). The Brazilian bishops consider

“Ministries with an Amazonian Face”: An Eclipse of the Catholic Priesthood and the Hierarchical Character of the Church (the end)

In a recent interview with journalist Edward Pentin, Roman correspondent of the National Catholic Register, Cardinal Gerhard Müller commented that the Instrumentum laboris for the next Special Synod for the Amazon “has been written mostly by a group of German descendants and not by people who are living there. It has a very European perspective,

Vatican’s former doctrine head criticizes Amazon synod working doc for ‘false teaching’

The cardinal who was tasked by Pope Benedict with defending the doctrine of the Catholic Church has criticized the Pan-Amazon Synod’s working document (Instrumentum Laboris) for its “radical u-turn in the hermeneutics of Catholic theology” and for its “false teaching.” Cardinal Gerhard Müller, former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), said the “main