‘Querida Amazonia’ keeps hot-button issues burning

Progressive cardinals and bishops are challenging the finality of the papal exhortation on married priests and women’s ordination by arguing that Querida Amazonia doesn’t shut down debate on burning issues threatening to divide the Church. “Querida Amazonia doesn’t resolve or close any of the questions,” Cdl. Michael Czerny, who presented the exhortation to a packed

‘Querida Amazonia’: On the Question of Married Priests, a Papal Pattern Returns

In regard to the magisterium of Pope Francis it’s not just what he teaches, but how. In both Amoris Laetitia and in regard to capital punishment, the manner of magisterial teaching was novel. The pattern is now repeated with Querida Amazonia, the Holy Father’s post-synodal apostolic exhortation. A Synod With a Predetermined Goal The key