Key Amazon Synod organizer calls for Pachamama to be ‘integrated’ into Catholic liturgy

A bishop who was a key organizer of the recently concluded Amazon Synod in Rome said in an interview that the pagan “Pachamama” statues that were present throughout the synod should be “integrated” into Catholic liturgy. At an October 30 presentation of his new book, Renewal Now (2019), Bishop Erwin Kräutler commented upon the Amazon

100 priests, lay scholars call Pope Francis to repent for Pachamama idolatry at Amazon Synod

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Previous Next An international group of 100 priests and lay scholars published a statement today to protest the pagan worship of Pachamama that took place last month during the Amazon Synod in Rome with Pope Francis’ active participation and apparent support. They called upon the Pope to “repent publicly and unambiguously of these objectively grave

Six cardinals and bishops who condemned pagan ‘Pachamama’ rituals at Vatican

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Paulo Suess Three cardinals and three bishops have separately voiced opposition to paganism in Church ceremonies in the Vatican surrounding the Amazon Synod, including the Oct. 4 pagan ceremony in the Vatican Gardens where people bowed down and worshiped the Pachamama idol as Pope Francis and other top-ranking prelates looked on.  Catholics around the world

German bishops’ website overflows with praise for Amazon Synod’s final doc

As expected, German bishops, priests, and laymen have been responding favorably to the Amazon Synod’s final report that called for “ministries” for women, the ordination of married men, and an “Amazonian rite.” Katholisch.de, the news website of the German Bishops’ Conference, is now eagerly publishing many of these supportive statements. Access to priesthood shouldn’t be

Cardinal Müller: ‘The great mistake was to bring the idols into the Church, not to put them out’

Cardinal Gerhard Müller has issued a strong statement against the erection of “idols” in a Roman church for the Amazon Synod. In a short excerpt published tonight of a longer interview with Raymond Arroyo for his The World Over show on EWTN, Cardinal Müller states that “to bring the idols into the Church was a

Former nun participating in Amazon Synod: Female ‘ordination’ ‘simply has to come’

Regina Reinart Female “ordination” “simply has to come,” an employee of the German bishops’ relief agency Misereor said in an October 12 interview, adding that “the house of cards has to fall.” Those words came from Regina Reinart, who is participating at the current Pan-Amazon Synod in Rome, in an interview with the website weltkirche.de.

Cdl. Brandmüller: Everything is at stake at the Amazon Synod

In a new statement on the ongoing Pan-Amazon Synod of Bishops in Rome, Cardinal Walter Brandmüller – a respected Church historian and one of the two remaining dubia cardinals – warns against the replacement of the Catholic faith by “a pantheistic natural religion of man.” With regard to the Amazon Synod’s working document (Instrumentum Laboris), the German

German bishops have been funding the Liberation Theology connected to the Amazon Synod for decades

In light of the October 6-27 Pan-Amazon Synod in Rome, LifeSiteNews reached out to Adveniat and Misereor – the two relief agencies of the German Bishops’ Conference – asking whether, and to what extent, they have funded theologians or institutions of Liberation Theology, especially in Brazil. The German Bishops’ Conference has provided Liberation Theology efforts

Cardinal Müller: John Paul II’s ban on female priestly ordination is a ‘dogma,’ includes diaconate

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has provided LifeSiteNews with a statement on why the Church’s teaching of an all-male priesthood is infallible and therefore not up for a corrective discussion. In his comments, Cardinal Müller refers to Pope John Paul II’s authoritative document Ordinatio Sacerdotalis (1994). In

Amazon Synod working document earns strong criticism from Amazon experts

In recent weeks, unexpected clergymen and laymen have raised their voices against the Amazon Synod. These individuals come from the Amazon region or have worked there and thus have deep knowledge of the larger situation of the Amazon. Based on their own experience, they have come to criticize the Amazon Synod’s working document that is