Pan-Amazon Synod. The Working Document for the Synod of Bishops

Pan-Amazon Synod. The Working Document for the Synod of Bishops
WORKING DOCUMENT THE AMAZON: NEW PATHS FOR THE CHURCH AND FOR INTEGRAL ECOLOGY   THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS SPECIAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE PAN-AMAZON   Table of Contents Introduction PART I  THE VOICE OF THE AMAZON Chapter I Life The Amazon, source of life Life in abundance "Good living” (buen vivir) Life threatened Defending life, confronting exploitation Crying out for life Chapter II Territory Territory, life and God’s revelation A territory in which everything is...

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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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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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Video: Voices about the Amazon

Video: Voices about the Amazon

CIDSE, in collaboration with REPAM, just released a series of 17 mini video interviews on the Amazon covering...

Catholic New Service presents some videos about the "Amazonian and indigenous" face

Catholic New Service presents some videos about the "Amazonian and indigenous" face

In preparation for the October Synod of Bishops on the Amazon, Latin America correspondent of CNS Barbara Fraser and...

The Pope and the Amazon: the Church cannot remain silent

The Pope and the Amazon: the Church cannot remain silent

There are several dozen “Laudato sì” Communities in Italy, and around the world. All of them are committed to an...


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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