An Introduction to the Terrifying Tribal World Being Proposed

Sometimes you hear and learn things while napping. In the relaxed ambiance of a resort, imagine a tourist enjoying a full-month vacation stretching out in a comfortable easy chair where he closes his eyes for a nap. He gently lets his memory wander in search of comforting memories that will be enticing to sleep. People’s

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XX) (Last in this series)

November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section XIII To Meddle With Bishop Casaldaliga… The Church could normally heal these evils, but to what extent are they finding a remedy in Her? It is not credible that evils such as these can find a remedy without the intervention of

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XIX)

November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section XI Attack on the Pioneers Opposed to tradition, the new missionaries could not fail to mention the pioneers with brutal one-sidedness. 44. Pioneers, the Greatest Predators and Indian Killers From the bulletin CIC – Catholic Information Center – commenting on the 5th meeting of the

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XVIII)

Mons Pedro Casaldáliga

November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section X Struggle Against the Whites Rural agitation – real class struggle – is not all that is threatening to arise from the Indian question manipulated by missionary agitators. Behold, the latter also create strife between the Indians and the whites by

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XVII)

Cimi

November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section IX The Indian Question, Fuse of an Agrarian Crisis in the Country The multiplicity of pronouncements favoring agrarian reform, sparked by the Indian question, is frightening. It has gone so far as to make one wonder if the desire of stimulating

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XVI)

November 30, 1977 PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section VIII The Indian, the Only Proprietor Contrary to the hostile position it takes towards private property in contemporary society, updated missiology is extremely covetous of the collective property of the Indian tribes. The native, even when settled in one place, does not develop the land such

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XV)

November 30, 1977 PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section VII Striking At Civilization It is understandable that, deviating so profoundly from Catholic missionary tradition, the “updated” missiologists might formulate serious objections against it, as well as against its glorious corollary, the Church’s civilizing action. 30. The Methods of Anchieta and Nobrega Allegedly Caused the Dissolution

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XIV)

Fray Betto Frei Betto

PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section VI New Catechesis 22. The Indian Cannot Be Considered as Having Undesirable Psychic and Cultural Characteristics. From the “Diretório Indígena” [Indian Directory] developed by the Mission Anchieta, of Mato Grosso, as approved by the CNBB (according to a summary by Jornal do Brasil): The acculturation of the natives… ought to

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XIII)

San José Anchieta italiano e Saint Joseph of Anchieta

PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section V Evangelization is Not Necessary For “updated” catechists, tribal life is so meritorious that the Gospel – and the Christian Civilization derived from it – are relegated to a second level.[1] Symptoms of this have already appeared in texts numbered 11-16. Concerning this subject it would be possible to

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XII)

PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section IV Idyllic and “Evangelical” Description of Indian Life The idyllic description of native societies made by the “aggiornati” missionaries, although they defend themselves against this, brings to mind the myth of the “noble savage” with which Rousseau charmed, excited, and inflamed France near the end of the XVIII Century.