German Bishop: Amazon Synod’s Proposals Have ‘Great Importance’ for Us

Bishop Franz-Josef Bode told the Register that the recent synod’s push for married priests and women deacons ‘complies with our reflections’ for the German Church’s upcoming ‘Synodal Path.’ . The vote at the Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazon Region last month to propose ordaining married men — the so-called viri probati — and to

Pontifical Academy of Sciences Embraces UN’s ‘Sustainable Development’ Agenda

The little-publicized declaration consists of 14 pledges to “build together effective solutions for sustainable development of Amazonia.” The Pontifical Academy of Sciences, governors from the Pan-Amazon region, and officials from the United Nations were among those who signed a declaration of commitment to sustainable development in the Amazon at the Vatican on Oct. 28. The

Ford Foundation Funding for Key Synod Participants Discussed Again Today

However, little clarity was provided about the reasons for such funding from the pro-abortion foundation, and its significance was downplayed by synod representatives. Bishop Mário Antônio da Silva with a tucum ring VATICAN CITY — The vice president of the Brazilian bishops’ conference today sought to downplay the fact revealed on Thursday by the Register that a

Pro-Abortion Ford Foundation Major Funder of Key Synod Organizations

Archbishop Roque Paloschi

The Register has learned that organizations belonging to REPAM, which has held the primary role in organizing the synod’s proceedings, have received millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. foundation. Ford Foundation A missionary council for indigenous peoples run by the Brazilian bishops’ conference has received almost $2 million from the pro-abortion Ford Foundation

Amazon Tribal Chief Concerned Synod Will Promote Ideology of Primitivism

Jonas Marcolino Macuxí, the chief of the Macuxi tribe, asserted promotion of ‘primitivism’ has brought conflict to the region since the 1970s. An Amazon tribal chief told a Rome conference on Saturday that a “dictatorship” of missionary workers teaching liberation theology has sought to prevent development in the region, thus keeping indigenous people in poverty