Amazon Synod: Leonardo Boff Runs the Show

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Leonardo Boff and Pope Francis Along with his less famous brother Clodovis, Leonardo Boff is known to most people as a liberation theologian. Pope Francis invited him to contribute to the Encyclical Laudato Si on safeguarding the “common home.” What does liberation theology have to do with the problem of the environment? Leonardo Boff, who

The Instrumentum Laboris for the Amazon Synod Condemns Private Property and Exalts Poverty

The serious and just accusations made against the Instrumentum Laboris (IL) for the Amazon Synod have focused on the fact that its text is contrary to the Tradition of the Church and the teachings of Revelation. However, there is a central aspect in the drafting of the IL that has not been sufficiently considered:  Its

Cardinal Pell’s Letter, a Torpedo on the Amazon Synod

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A letter from prison attributed to Cardinal Pell has circulated on Twitter, immediately triggering an investigation by the authorities of the state of Victoria. The cardinal, awaiting sentence, risks another sanction. In the letter, other than talking about his situation, he sends a clear signal regarding the upcoming Synod on the Amazon. While waiting for

Amazon Synod preparer calls for Mass, Church with pagan elements

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For those who wish to understand what is really going on as the October synod on the Amazon looms on the horizon, the words and “dreams” — to use his own expression — of an indigenous Brazilian Salesian priest, Fr. Justino Sarmento Rezende, are among the most revealing. Fr. Justino is considered to be a pivotal element

When High Noon Strikes

In the 1952 classic Western High Noon, Will Kane, the marshal of Hadleyville, has a choice to make.  The rule of law has unraveled, and Kane knows what he is up against.  Outlaw Frank Miller and his gang are arriving on the noon train.  So Kane visits the upstanding men of the town, asking them, one

The Amazon Synod That Could Have Been

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On Friday, Cardinal Gerhard Mueller – former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) – published a second commentary on the Synod for the Amazon, to be held in Rome this October. It follows an earlier critique of his, both of them blistering about the radical nature of what is largely a German

Monsignor Bux: The Instrumentum laboris “Is the umpteenth attempt to ‘create another Church, an already tried and failed experiment’”

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The Instrumentum Laboris for the next Synod on the Amazon, to be held in Rome from October 6 to 27, is drawing serious criticism. Lately, Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, a prominent Church historian, issued an authoritative critique of it. In order to delve deeper into this matter, I interviewed Msgr. Nicola Bux, an expert on Synods.

Vatican’s Amazon Synod appears bent on agenda that borders on nature-worship…where’s the Gospel?

As we approach the 2019 Pan-Amazonian Synod, scheduled to be held in October, the organizers are becoming more and more open about their goals. In the name of learning from, and protecting, the tribal peoples of Amazonia, the synod appears bent on promoting a radical form of environmentalism that borders on nature-worship, not to mention romanticizing

Amazon Synod or Vatican Council III?

For Catholics, the panorama in the Holy Roman Catholic and Apostolic Church is becoming increasingly dark. The leftist offensive being prepared through the Synod of Bishops on the Amazon foreshadows a true revolution, not only in the way we understand the Church but one with apocalyptic repercussions for the entire world order. The recently published

Here Comes Biodegradable Christianity

Continuing the analysis of the coming Amazon Synod’s Instrumentum laboris, today I propose this article by Dom Giulio Meiattini, Benedictine monk of the Abbey of Madonna della Scala di Noci, well known to our readers for his previous contributions to this blog. Towards a biodegradable Christianity It was already known or forseen for some time