Pan Amazon Synod to Benefit Evangelicals, Repeating Same Error of Medellin Conference

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Most Rev. José Luis Azcona, bishop emeritus of the Marajó Prelature in the Amazon area of Belém do Pará, Brazil, has sounded the alarm: “The Amazon, at least the Brazilian part of it, is no longer Catholic” because it has “a Pentecostal majority” that in some regions “reaches 80%.” The reason? Under the pretext of

Environmental Madness (XIV)

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2. Radical Bias in Debates on the new Forest Code and Obsession with Agrarian Reform “Murders will occur if President Dilma fails to take strong action to enhance rural settlements, prevent and vigorously punish deforestation, collect fines, federalize crimes against human rights and above all, veto the Forest Code approved by Congress and promote agrarian

The Synod of Great Ruptures

The “new civilization,” dreamed up by the organizers of the Amazon Synod, rejects the city, preferring the jungle; rejects politics, preferring ecology; rejects the law, preferring the primitive situation of indigenous tribes. Cardinal Walter Brandmüller has described the Synod’s working document as “heretical” and “apostate,” and it breaks with the traditional teaching of the Church

What Saint Francis’ Economy Was Like (in times of pauperist heresies)

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This second article on the upcoming Assisi Conference of March 2020 (Francis Economy), follows a first piece published in La Verità on May 15th. Today I would like to limit myself to some historical-spiritual considerations. Many varieties of pauperistic heresies developed in the Middle Ages from the 12th to the 13th century, during the time

Global elites’ myths and lies about Amazon fires burning hot and heavy

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 The fires in the Amazonian rainforest in Brazil could not have been more superbly timed: they burned opportunely at the time of the G7 summit of developed nations in Biarritz, France, and its internationalist, anti-sovereign solutions. The media hype surrounding the scenes of desolation also comes less than two months before the Synod on Amazonia

An Awkward Ally for the Synod’s Organisers

The old saying, “tell me who you are with and I will tell you who you are” has no absolute value for individuals, who may have legitimate reasons to relate to evil people (although that rarely happens). But it does absolutely apply to institutions and initiatives that promote a religious creed or a philosophical or

Cdl. Sarah: Amazon synod would ‘definitively break’ with tradition

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African Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, wrote in his most recent book that if the upcoming Amazon synod allowed priestly ordination of married men and fabricated “ministries for women and other such incongruities,” the situation would be “extremely serious” on account of the synod fathers breaking with Catholic teaching and

Woodstock and the Coming Amazon Synod

Media from around the world have devoted plenty of space to comment on the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival held in the United States in August 1969. We are not going to restate the facts here but try to answer a question that can give us insights about current topics: Was Woodstock a success

Will the Upcoming Synod be “Amazonian” or “Masonic”?

The secretive role of the “tucum ring” sect in its preparation After Belgian journalists, Jürgen Mettepenningen and Karim Schelkens revealed, in their biography of Belgian Cardinal Godfried Daneels, the existence of the “Sankt Gallen mafia” – which contributed greatly to the election of Pope Francis – ordinary Catholics became aware of the strength of pressure

For an Evidence-based Climate Agenda and the Real Interests of Society

Open letter to the Minister of the Environment, Ricardo Salles Your Excellency:  The views you have expressed in several interviews before and after assuming the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) reinforce expectations that your term in office may represent a decisive turning point in the orientation of Brazilian environmental policy toward tackling the real problems