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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Preparatory Document for the Synod for the Amazon

Preparatory Document for the Synod for the Amazon
  Preparatory Document Amazonia: New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology Preamble             In accordance with the proclamation by Pope Francis on October 15, 2017, the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, called to reflect on the theme: New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology, will take place in October 2019. New paths for evangelization must be designed for and with the People of God who live in...

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The dates of the Special Synod for the Amazon: from Sunday, October 6 to Sunday, October 27, 2019

The dates of the Special Synod for the Amazon: from Sunday, October 6 to Sunday, October 27, 2019

The dates of the Special Synod for the Amazon: from Sunday, October 6 to Sunday, October 27, 2019

The General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops announces that the Holy Father Francisco has convoked the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazonian Region, from Sunday 6 to Sunday 27 October 2019 to reflect on the theme "Amazon: new paths for the Church and for an integral ecology ".

 

02/25/2019

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Working document of Synod on the Pan-Amazon Region approved

Working document of Synod on the Pan-Amazon Region approved

Working document of Synod on the Pan-Amazon Region approved During its May 14-15 meeting in the Vatican, the second Pre-Synodal Council of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the...

“The Amazon Synod is making visible those who were invisible in society”

“The Amazon Synod is making visible those who were invisible in society”

The next big event for bishops, from across the world, in Rome is the Synod for the Amazon. It is a meeting which will discuss about this region of the planet as well as letting its voice be heard. ...

Synod on Amazonia: An interview with Cardinal Claudio Hummes

Synod on Amazonia: An interview with Cardinal Claudio Hummes

We present an interview with Cardinal Claudio Hummes made by Fr. Antonio Spadaro for the "Civiltà Cattolica" 13 May 2019 On October 15, 2017, Pope Francis announced a Special Synod on the...


Witnesses of the Amazon

British religious activist Paul McAuley found dead in Peru

British religious activist Paul McAuley found dead in Peru

A British religious activist who faced expulsion from Peru a decade ago for his work on behalf of indigenous communities was found dead Tuesday at a youth hostel he ran in the Amazon rain...

Brother Vicente Cañas SJ

Brother Vicente Cañas SJ

For the month of April the Jesuit 2014 calendar, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus, focuses on Vicente Cañas, a Spanish Jesuit brother who lived...

Father Ezekiel Ramin

Father Ezekiel Ramin

The diocesan phase of the beatification process of “Servant of God” Father Ezekiel Ramin – already proclaimed “martyr of charity” by Pope John Paul II – began with the first public meeting on...


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