Querida Amazonia – Francis Approves Leonardo Boff, Throws Fritz Löbinger into the Tiber

The Apostolic Exhortation just published confirms that, in Pope Francis’ pontificate, politics takes priority over religion. While keeping his foot on the accelerator of “integral ecology,” he has brought the synod’s religious agenda to a sudden stop. Cardinals Burke, Müller, and Sarah (and his co-author, Benedict XVI), as well as the few prelates who fervently

With ‘Querida Amazonia,’ It’s ‘Deja Amoris’ All Over Again

Progressives the world over were bitterly disappointed by the seeming sense of betrayal by Pope Francis. At the same time, though, the Holy Father did not reject the proposal. It’s déjà Amoris all over again. After a confusing day at the Vatican and in the Catholic media, it is becoming clear how the question of

Key architects of Amazon Synod disappointed with new papal exhortation

However, some say married priests and female ‘ordination’ are still on the table. Bishop Erwin Kräutler and Professor Paulo Suess – both of whom met Pope Francis in 2014 to lobby for changes in the Amazon region, including married and female priests – have given signs of disappointment in recent interviews about the post-synodal exhortation