Hermes Rodrigues Nery: “Let the Vatican Not Allow Globalism to Occupy the Amazon”

Pro-life professor: “The October Synod risks encouraging the challenge to Brazil and self-management for indigenous peoples.” “The Triple-A corridor or Anaconda Corridor is a prelude for the internationalization of the Amazon, putting at risk the sovereignty of local States and particularly Brazil. As Brazilian Catholics we would like an unequivocal explanation and precise statement that

‘Facts don’t matter’ with global warming

Sky News host Andrew Bolt says “the facts don’t matter” when it comes to global warming, proving that the movement is not fulled by a science but by “religion”. Note: Not all of the ideas necessarily reflect the position of Pan-Amazon Synod Watch.

Cardinal Marc Ouellet Defends Priestly Celibacy Ahead of Pan-Amazon Synod

The prefect for the Congregation for Bishops, who wrote the new book, Friends of the Bridegroom: For a Renewed Vision of Priestly Celibacy, said celibacy will be understood if the priest has a better sense of his own priesthood. Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, presented a book Wednesday arguing that in

Did European Oppressors Tear Indians From Their Culture?

Undoing slanders against the colonization of America This is the third in a series of articles on the discovery and colonization of America, countering accusations of leftists and liberation theologians. Third Accusation: Indians Were Robbed of Their History, Culture, and Freedom According to this accusation, the European oppressors deprived the Indians of their history, their

Urosa: le omissioni dell’Instrumentum laboris

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October is approaching, and with it the Amazon Synod so desired by Pope Francis, which has aroused harsh accusations and controversies. Venezuela is one of the nine South American countries that own this vast territory now more than ever at the center of the global debate. It is, therefore, necessary to listen to a respected

Do Indigenous Religions Contain “Seeds of the Word”? (II)

In the first part of this article, we saw how the terrible situation in which the Indians of Mexico found themselves and how many of them saw the arrival of the Spaniards as a true liberation. In this second part, we will look at the situation of the South American peoples and the struggle of

Do Indigenous Religions Contain “Seeds of the Word”? (I)

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Undoing slanders against the colonization of America Our first article aimed to demonstrate the utter falsity of the accusation that the brave Portuguese and Spanish conquistadors perpetrated the “greatest genocide in history” by practically exterminating indigenous peoples (as the apostate ex-friar Leonardo Boff claims). In this second article, divided into two parts, we will continue

Was There a “Genocide” of Native Peoples in Iberian America?

Undoing slanders against the colonization of America Introduction How true are the accusations that the Church in America was complicit in the destruction of native peoples and their political, cultural, social, and ethnic annihilation? The best answer to that is another question: Did this “destruction” really occur? The best thing to dispel the specific accusations

Marriage doesn’t solve the priest shortage, says head of Ukrainian Rite

Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Major Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, has urged those considering allowing priests in the Latin rite to marry in order to help solve a crippling shortage, to proceed with caution, saying marriage has not curbed shortages in his own rite. With five blooming seminaries in Ukraine alone, “thanks be to