Tribal Rites within Vatican Walls. Outside, People Pray, Bewildered

At the opening of the Synod in the Vatican gardens, embarrassing tribal rites for “Mother Earth” are celebrated under the eyes of the Pope. Meanwhile, the faithful outside, amid conferences, public prayers, and testimonies countering claims about the Amazon, wonder about what is going on. For many Catholics, the last few days of the past

Cardinal Pell’s Letter, a Torpedo on the Amazon Synod

Cardinal Pell

A letter from prison attributed to Cardinal Pell has circulated on Twitter, immediately triggering an investigation by the authorities of the state of Victoria. The cardinal, awaiting sentence, risks another sanction. In the letter, other than talking about his situation, he sends a clear signal regarding the upcoming Synod on the Amazon. While waiting for