Let the Amazon Learn From China, Where the Church Flourished With Very Few Missionaries. Celibate

The mantra with which the proponents of married priests justify their demand is the irreversible shortage of celibate priests in regions with small communities scattered over remote places, like the Amazon or the islands of the Pacific. It must be guaranteed – they say – that the celebration of the Mass is offered to all

In the Amazon Married Deacons Are Already Saying Mass. And the Pope Knows It

For a few days a video has been circulating on the web in which an Italian priest of the highest rank, among those closest to Jorge Mario Bergoglio, says that in the Amazon the celebration of the Mass by married deacons is already a de facto reality, authorized by the local bishops. And Pope Francis,

The Amazon Train Has Left. Next Stop: Germany

A few days ago, in his blog Settimo Cielo, the well-known Vaticanist Sandro Magister published this commentary on the current state of the work for the coming Pan-Amazon Synod. We invite all our readers to read it: On Monday, June 17, the Synod on the Amazon, to be convened in Rome in October, was given