Cardinal Müller: Amazon Synod is a ‘pretext for changing the Church’

(LifeSiteNews) — In a forceful new interview, Cardinal Gerhard Müller has said the upcoming synod of bishops on the Amazon is “a pretext for changing the Church.”   “The fact that it is being held in Rome is intended to underline the beginning of a new church,” he added. In the July 11 interview with La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana (see full

“Ministries with an Amazonian Face”: An Eclipse of the Catholic Priesthood and the Hierarchical Character of the Church (2)

In the previous article we presented a summary vision of the triple munus – pastoral, magisterial and priestly – that Our Lord Jesus Christ entrusted to the Church through the ministerial priesthood of the clergy, transmitted by the laying on of hands in ordination. We also saw how the sacrament of Holy Orders is the

Has the Church Never Dealt with This Matter?!


The seminar titled “Synod of the Amazon: Contributions from Sustainable Development” was held in Manaus, capital of the State of Amazonas, between March 7 and 8 with the participation, among others, of His Eminence Cardinal Cláudio Hummes and the Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo. In his opening address, His


A German theologian[1] analyzes the astounding book Have Courage, Change the World and the Church Now! authored by one of the main organizers of the Synod for the Pan-Amazon Region: the Austrian bishop Erwin Kräutler. [1] Father Johannes Stöhr was born in Berlin and was ordained a priest in 1958. He was a professor of

LifeSiteNews interviews Editor of Pan-Amazon Synod Watch


Peruvian expert in liberation theology reveals ‘scheme’ behind the Amazon Synod ROME, June 22, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — The upcoming synod of bishops on the Amazon region is a “scheme” aimed at “revamping” the Church according to the “most radical versions of liberation theology,” a Peruvian author has said. Julio Loredo, president of the Italian branch

“Ministries with an Amazonian Face”: An Eclipse of the Catholic Priesthood and the Hierarchical Character of the Church (1)

Christ established Peter and as Prince of the Apostles

The Working Document of the coming special Synod on the Amazon[1]  has set a time bomb. It states that “the Church is to be incarnated in Amazonian cultures that have a high sense of community, equality and solidarity, so clericalism is not accepted in its various forms of manifestation.” It adds that the Amazonian tribes

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