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

Pan Amazon Synod to Benefit Evangelicals, Repeating Same Error of Medellin Conference

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Most Rev. José Luis Azcona, bishop emeritus of the Marajó Prelature in the Amazon area of Belém do Pará, Brazil, has sounded the alarm: “The Amazon, at least the Brazilian part of it, is no longer Catholic” because it has “a Pentecostal majority” that in some regions “reaches 80%.” The reason? Under the pretext of

Amazon Bishop Condemns the Instrumentum Laboris

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AMAZON MISSIONARY BISHOP: SYNOD PLANS MISS THE REAL PROBLEMS (CNA)A long-time missionary bishop of the Amazon River delta has said that the working document for an upcoming synod of bishops on the region does not address the actual problems faced by the Church in the region. Bishop José Luis Azcona, is the missionary bishop emeritus