Final Document of the Amazon Synod

Final Document of the Amazon Synod
FINAL DOCUMENT THE AMAZON: NEW PATHS FOR THE CHURCH AND  FOR AN INTEGRAL ECOLOGY CONTENTS INTRODUCTION CHAPTER I: THE AMAZON: FROM LISTENING TO INTEGRAL CONVERSION The voice and song of the Amazon as a message of life The cry of the earth and the cry of the poor The Church in the Amazon Region Called to integral conversion CHAPTER II: NEW PATHS OF PASTORAL CONVERSION The missionary Church reaching out a. A Church that is samaritan, merciful and solidary b. A Church in ecumenical,...

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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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