- Apr 4, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads through South America, Catholic Church leaders are calling urgently for governments to protect indigenous people.
The absence of a clear result on married priests in Querida Amazonia doesn’t necessarily mean the debate is over.
Pope Francis’s highly anticipated document on the Amazon, released on Wednesday, bypasses two hot-button issues looming over its publication.
With the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon in the final stretch, the Vatican Museums unveiled a new exhibit dedicated to the people, customs and Catholic faith in the Amazon.
Solutions to environmental problems discussed at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon must involve not just Amazonian nations, but countries in Europe and North America, bishops said.
Rather than ordaining married men, a Venezuelan bishop said, another idea is that he bring some of the surfeit of priests who clog the streets of the Eternal City back with him to the rainforest.