Amazon Synod: Leonardo Boff Runs the Show

Leonardo Boff

Leonardo Boff and Pope Francis Along with his less famous brother Clodovis, Leonardo Boff is known to most people as a liberation theologian. Pope Francis invited him to contribute to the Encyclical Laudato Si on safeguarding the “common home.” What does liberation theology have to do with the problem of the environment? Leonardo Boff, who

Environmental Madness (XIV)

João Pedro Stédile

2. Radical Bias in Debates on the new Forest Code and Obsession with Agrarian Reform “Murders will occur if President Dilma fails to take strong action to enhance rural settlements, prevent and vigorously punish deforestation, collect fines, federalize crimes against human rights and above all, veto the Forest Code approved by Congress and promote agrarian

Global elites’ myths and lies about Amazon fires burning hot and heavy

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 The fires in the Amazonian rainforest in Brazil could not have been more superbly timed: they burned opportunely at the time of the G7 summit of developed nations in Biarritz, France, and its internationalist, anti-sovereign solutions. The media hype surrounding the scenes of desolation also comes less than two months before the Synod on Amazonia

Pope Francis’s Green Friends

“Show me who your friends are and I will tell you who you are.”  Laudato Si, Pope Francis’s encyclical published on June 18, 2015, marked a paradigm shift in the Vatican’s treatment of environmental issues. Among left-wing activists and politicians, it put the Vatican on the map of organizations promoting “green” ideology. In the mainstream