Amazon Synod proposing ‘blueprint for a new Church,’ warns Catholic leader

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The guiding documents for the upcoming Amazonian Synod contain “the blueprint for a new Church,” are permeated with “tribalism,” and present “witchcraft” as a new paradigm for theology, a Peruvian author has claimed.  Julio Loredo, author of Liberation Theology, a life jacket for the poor made of lead [Teologia della liberazione. Un salvagente di piombo per i poveri (Cantagalli,

A clarification about the meaning of fidelity to the Supreme Pontiff

No honest person can anymore deny the almost general doctrinal confusion which is reigning in the life of the Church in our days. This is particularly due to ambiguities regarding the indissolubility of marriage, which is being relativized through the practice of the admittance of persons cohabitating in irregular unions to Holy Communion, due to

Brazilian Bishop Opposes Errors of Amazon Synod

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Most Rev. Antonio Rossi Keller, Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (State of Rio Grande do Sul), has issued on social networks a strong warning against the errors of the Amazon Synod. He stated: “These are difficult times for the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church of Christ. “They are times of betrayal and defection especially by

Amazon Synod working document earns strong criticism from Amazon experts

In recent weeks, unexpected clergymen and laymen have raised their voices against the Amazon Synod. These individuals come from the Amazon region or have worked there and thus have deep knowledge of the larger situation of the Amazon. Based on their own experience, they have come to criticize the Amazon Synod’s working document that is

Chimu Culture Ritually Sacrificed 227 Children

Recent discoveries would greatly help anthropologists, indigenists, and bishops at the coming Pan-Amazon Synod with their idyllic cerebral constructions about indigenous peoples with these recent discoveries. An AFP August release, transcribed by Yahoo[1], reports: “Archeologists in Peru say the 227 bodies they have unearthed from a site used by the pre-Columbian Chimu culture is the biggest-ever

Promoted by Pre-Synod Documents: Spiritual Refuge for Modernized Indians, or Lifesaver for Urbanites Having an Existential Crisis?

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Cardinal Baldisseri There is no doubt that the Synod on the Pan Amazon region will have a universal dimension. So say its organizers. “One writes ‘Amazon’ and reads ‘world,’” is how the Osservatore Romano summarized various interventions by Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, secretary of the Synod of Bishops, and Cardinal Claudio Hummes, rapporteur of the coming

Cardinal Burke, Bishop Schneider Announce Crusade of Prayer and Fasting

Citing “serious theological errors and heresies” in the Amazon Synod’s working document, they call on the faithful to pray and fast over a 40 day period to prevent such errors being approved. Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider have issued an eight-page declaration warning against six “serious theological errors and heresies” they say are contained in the Amazonian

The Beginning of Christian Civilization in the Americas

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The great epic Portuguese and Spanish colonization and evangelization of our huge continent What reality did the Europeans who came to America 500 years ago encounter in its beaches and mountains, jungles and plains? Did it correspond to the ‘noble savage’ myth in a paradisical America? It soon became obvious that things were not quite

Beware Fake News on Amazon Fires

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The world is crying its heart out for the Amazon. Of course, no sensible person wants that vast and important territory to become a burning torch, devastating the richest source of freshwater on the planet and the largest complex of animal and plant life on earth. The self-proclaimed defenders of nature are directing their fury