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The Political Pan-Amazon Synod?

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A set of ideological presuppositions, derived from the political left and also rooted in some strands of liberation theology, informed both the synodal discussions and the synod’s final document. The Pan-Amazonian synod that took place last month highlighted an array of sociopolitical and environmental concerns affecting both the indigenous people of the region and the […]

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Ousted Bolivian President Reportedly Chief Promoter of Pachamama at Amazon Synod

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Edward Pentin has tweeted that Evo Morales, the recently ousted president of Bolivia, was a major promoter of including the Pachamama idols in the Amazon synod.  Francis reportedly met with Morales on at least 4 occasions since 2015.  People may recall that Morales gave Francis a bizarre hammer and sickle crucifix in 2015. Iniciamos el […]

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10 German Dioceses Push for Major Changes During Upcoming ‘Synodal Path’

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Now that the Pan-Amazonian Synod is over, attention is turning to the German bishops’ “synodal path” whose latest development is the publication of a joint letter from vicars general representing 10 German archdioceses which strongly endorses the synodal process that begins Dec. 1. The letter, published on Tuesday, was addressed to the German bishops’ conference and […]

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Amazon Tribal Chief Concerned Synod Promotes Ideology of ‘Primitivism’

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An Amazon tribal chief told a Rome conference during the Synod that a “dictatorship” of missionary workers teaching liberation theology has sought to prevent development in the region, thus keeping indigenous people in poverty and misery. Jonas Marcolino Macuxí, the chief of the Macuxi tribe, asserted such promotion of “primitivism” (an ideology that pre-Christian indigenous […]

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Pan Amazon or Pistoia Synod?

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Perhaps for fear of Cardinals Brandmüller, Müller, and Burke, and not to prove Bishop Athanasius Schneider right, the Vatican judged it prudent to remove the Pachamama statue from the closing Mass of the Special Assembly of the Synod for the Pan Amazon Region. Perhaps for the same reason, the scandalous pantheistic references of the Instrumentum […]

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How an Amazon Pagan Rite Brought 48 Years of Demonic Torment, Until Christ Freed Me

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A former victim of a syncretistic religious ceremony in Brazil warns, “The Church must be very clear about the occult influences that form the basis of many of these native practices.” In 1968, Jane Porter, a British Catholic, was living as an undergraduate student in Brazil but after contracting an illness, she fell victim to […]

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Pro-Abortion Ford Foundation Major Funder of Key Synod Organizations

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The Register has learned that organizations belonging to REPAM, which has held the primary role in organizing the synod’s proceedings, have received millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. foundation. A missionary council for indigenous peoples run by the Brazilian bishops’ conference has received almost $2 million from the pro-abortion Ford Foundation since 2006, […]