Posts Tagged ‘Amazon synod’

Controversial letter spotlights Pell prison behaviour Comments 0

Monday, August 12th, 2019

A letter purporting to be from disgraced Australian cardinal George Pell to his supporters has been posted on Twitter. The full text of the letter dated 1 August was posted last Friday evening by the ‘Cardinal George Pell Supporters’ Twitter account. Prison authorities are investigating whether Pell broke Melbourne Assessment Prison rules by posting the Read more

Opponents of the pan-Amazon synod discard Catholic social doctrine Comments 0

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Much has been made in Catholic circles about the working document for the synod of bishops scheduled for this fall, currently titled “The Amazon: New Paths for the Church and for Integral Ecology.” One of the most important critics of the agenda set out in the instrumentum laboris is German Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, who has Read more

German cardinal says Amazon synod is ‘heretical’, must be ‘rejected’ Comments 0

Monday, July 1st, 2019

German Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, widely seen as a key opponent of Pope Francis, has penned a rare essay openly criticizing the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the Amazon, saying the official preparatory document breaks with Catholic teaching. According to Brandmüller’s essay, the synod’s recently-published preparatory document “burdens the Synod of Bishops, and finally the Pope, Read more

Pope’s eco-agenda will loom large in Amazon synod Comments 0

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Pope Francis’s eco-agenda – as expressed in Laudato Si’ – will put care of our common home at the center of the Church’s concern, and that of the world, says Brazilian Bishop Vilson Basso. “We need the care of the whole world, that it be a place where everyone can live. “This is integral ecology. Read more