Synod for the Amazon

Synod for the Amazon
On October 15, 2017, Pope Francis convened a Special Synodal Assembly on the Pan-Amazon, indicating that the main objective is “to find new ways for the evangelization of that portion of the People of God, especially the indigenous, often forgotten and without a perspective of a good future, also for the cause of the crisis of the Amazonian forest, lung of fundamental importance for our planet”. The Amazon Synod is a great ecclesial, civic and ecological project that seeks to overcome the...

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Appointment of delegate presidents of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region

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Pope Francis hospital ship brings Word of God, health care to Amazon region

Pope Francis hospital ship brings Word of God, health care to Amazon region

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Witnesses of the Amazon

Sr. Maria Troncatti

Sr. Maria Troncatti

Sr. Maria Troncatti was born in Corteno Golgi (Brescia) on 16 February 1883 into a large family of poor farmers, she...

Fr Luigi Bolla’s SDB. Called "Yánkuam" by the Achuar

Fr Luigi Bolla’s SDB. Called "Yánkuam" by the Achuar

Fr Luigi Bolla’s SDB lived a mission of grounding the Gospel in the heart of the amazon rainforest, among the Achuar...

Bishop Alejandro Labaka

Bishop Alejandro Labaka

Bishop Alejandro Labaka was born in Spain on April 19, 1920, in Beizama, a small village in the Basque Country. A...


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