Anticolonialism and Pagan Spiritualities in the Preparatory Document for the Amazon Synod

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The first thing that stands out in the preparatory document for the special synod on the Amazon is its horizontal character — which also marked the Youth Synod held in Rome last October. One year later, in October 2019, the invited bishops will have to delve especially into the “pastoral and ecological conversion,” the outlines

Amazon Synod: Leftist Media Strive to Pit Government Against Church

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The Brazilian left-wing media continue to demonstrate their anti-patriotism. They continuously strive to exploit statements or disagreements among members of the new administration – a quest that has often backfired as the mostly conservative population remains orderly and vigilant. Now they are taking a bold new step by trying to put the Catholic Church and

Six Characteristics of True Environmental Stewardship

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Many North Americans, Latin Americans, and Europeans are justifiably skeptical of the global environmental movement. It shows many of the characteristics, not of a serious scientific movement, but of a political ideology or even a quasi-religious sect. The overwhelming majority of its leaders and foot soldiers espouse a not-so-hidden socialist ideology that seeks to dismantle

The Utopian Premises of Ecological Tribalism

“POSTMODERN” CULTURE PROPOSES A MODEL THAT IS PRIMITIVE, WILD AND TRIBAL.

The Ecological Turn of “Postmodernity” When compared to yesterday’s culture a few decades ago, today’s “postmodern” culture has some rather surprising differences. One such difference is its ecologist tendency to rediscover, re-evaluate and propose models that are backward, primitive, wild and tribal. In yesterday’s culture, man was acclaimed as the master of Nature. Today, everyone

Earth-Worship Coming to a Parish Near You

The latest in Lenten devotions may not mention sin, penance or personal sanctification. A disturbing trend among liberal Catholics is taking a turn toward a form of earth worship. The emphasis of this program is not Catholic or even Christian. There is little mention of God’s love, redemption, or protection for humanity. Unfortunately, some Catholics