Former vicar general of Rome: Ordaining married men in Amazon a ‘wrong choice’

Cardinal Camillo Ruini: “In the Amazon, and also in other parts of the world, there is a serious shortage of priests, and Christian communities often remain deprived of the Mass,” Ruini, who was Vicar General of Rome from 1991 to 2008, said in a Nov. 3 interview with Italian daily Corriere della Sera. “It is

Cardinal Sarah: Ideological push in Amazon synod an ‘insult to God’

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The push by some Westerners to use the Vatican’s Amazon synod to advance their personal agendas is an insult to God and his plan for the Church, Cardinal Robert Sarah said in an interview published this week. “This synod has a specific and local objective: the evangelization of the Amazon. I fear that some Westerners