Amazon Synod: Seizing Power

We publish below Vaticanist Giuseppe Rusconi’s interview with José Antonio Ureta, columnist of the Pan-Amazon Synod Watch, which appeared on the Rossoporpora blog. On the distant origins of this Synod, and on the importance of what is at stake, we interviewed Professor José Antonio Ureta, known here in Italy above all for his recent book,

Infanticide: There Are Those Who Defend It, Even in the Church

Cardinal Pedro Barreto

At the jam-packed press conference on Tuesday October 8 on the synod for the Amazon, the Swiss journalist Giuseppe Rusconi posed the following question: “One of the leitmotifs of this synod is the representation of the Indian peoples as if they dwelt in the earthly paradise before original sin. They are lauded for their primitive