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CELAM announces new Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon Region

CELAM announces new Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon Region

The Presidents of the Bishops’ Conference of Latin America (CELAM) and of the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM)...

CELAM – REPAM: Official Statement about the project of constitution of the Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon

CELAM – REPAM: Official Statement about the project of constitution of the Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon

OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF THE ASSEMBLY FOR THE PROJECT OF CONSTITUTION OF THE ECCLESIAL CONFERENCE OF THE AMAZON June 29,...

Brazilian Amazon Bishops call for attention for indigenous peoples

Brazilian Amazon Bishops call for attention for indigenous peoples

The 67 Bishops of the Brazilian Amazon appeal for special attention for the vulnerable people of the Amazon and the...

Pope institutes new commission to study women deacons

Pope institutes new commission to study women deacons

On Wednesday, the members of a new commission to study the possibility of women deacons in the Catholic Church are...

Church in Poland thanks Pope Francis for Querida Amazonía

Church in Poland thanks Pope Francis for Querida Amazonía

The President of the Polish Bishops Conference writes to Pope Francis to thank him for his Post-Synodal Apostolic...

Local Churches welcome Querida Amazonía

Local Churches welcome Querida Amazonía

Catholic leaders from local churches around the world responded to Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation after its...

HOLY MASS CONCLUDING THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS FOR THE PAN-AMAZON REGION

HOLY MASS CONCLUDING THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS FOR THE PAN-AMAZON REGION

          HOLY MASS CONCLUDING THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS FOR THE PAN-AMAZON REGION PAPAL...

Latest news about the post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation "Querida Amazonía"

Latest news about the post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation "Querida Amazonía"

Latest news about the post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation "Querida...

Pope Francis’ “great dreams” for the Amazon region

Pope Francis’ “great dreams” for the Amazon region

Pope Francis’ “great dreams” for the Amazon region Pope Francis’ thought on the region: concrete steps toward a human...

Presentation of the document “Querida Amazonia” by Cardinal Baldisseri

Presentation of the document “Querida Amazonia” by Cardinal Baldisseri

During the Angelus on 15 October 2017 Pope Francis called a Special Assembly for the Pan-Amazon Region on the theme...

Presentation of the document “Querida Amazonia” by Bishop David Martínez

Presentation of the document “Querida Amazonia” by Bishop David Martínez

From Puerto Maldonado, right in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, on the banks of the Madre de Dios River, we wish...

Intervention by Prof. Carlos Nobre. "Querida Amazonia"

Intervention by Prof. Carlos Nobre. "Querida Amazonia"

Intervento del Prof. Carlos Nobre 1. Introduction As a scientist who has been working on ecological matters for more...

Presentation of the document “Querida Amazonia” by Cardinal Czerny

Presentation of the document “Querida Amazonia” by Cardinal Czerny

The Exhortation begins “Querida Amazonia”, beloved Amazon, like a letter, a love letter. At its heart is Pope Francis's...

Post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation "Querida Amazonía"

Post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation "Querida Amazonía"

POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION QUERIDA AMAZONIA OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS   TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD AND TO ALL...

Press Conference for the release of the Apostolic Exhortation Querida Amazonia

Press Conference for the release of the Apostolic Exhortation Querida Amazonia

Accredited journalists are advised of the press conference for the release of the Apostolic Exhortation Querida...

Schlussdokument. AMAZONIEN. NEUE WEGE FÜR DIE KIRCHE UND FÜR EINE GANZHEITLICHE ÖKOLOGIE

Schlussdokument. AMAZONIEN. NEUE WEGE FÜR DIE KIRCHE UND FÜR EINE GANZHEITLICHE ÖKOLOGIE

Schlussdokument. AMAZONIEN. NEUE WEGE FÜR DIE KIRCHE UND FÜR EINE GANZHEITLICHE ÖKOLOGIE Bischofssynode –...

Closing of the Works of the Amazon Synod. Words of His Holiness Pope Francis

Closing of the Works of the Amazon Synod. Words of His Holiness Pope Francis

CLOSING OF THE WORKS OF THE SPECIAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS FOR THE PAN-AMAZON REGION ON THE THEME: ...

Proceedings of the Seminar “Toward the Special Synod for the Amazon: Regional and Universal Dimensions.”

Proceedings of the Seminar “Toward the Special Synod for the Amazon: Regional and Universal Dimensions.”

Proceedings of the Seminar “Toward the Special Synod for the Amazon: Regional and Universal Dimensions.” Organised by...

Message of the Holy Father Francisc to the participants in the United Nation framework convention on Climate Change

Message of the Holy Father Francisc to the participants in the United Nation framework convention on Climate Change

MESSAGE OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE...

Last news about the Amazon Synod published by VaticanNews

Last news about the Amazon Synod published by VaticanNews

Last news about the Amazon Synod published by VaticanNews 01/11/2019 Church in Cameroon battling the destruction...

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...

 Statement From The Participants Of The JPIC & MINING SEMINAR

Statement From The Participants Of The JPIC & MINING SEMINAR

 Statement From The Participants Of The JPIC & MINING SEMINAR We, the participants of the Justice, Peace and...

12th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

12th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 12th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News Pope Francis attended the 12th and final...

11th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

11th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 11th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News The 11th General Congregation of the...

10th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

10th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 10th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News During the 10th General Congregation...

9th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

9th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 9th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News The ninth General Congregation marked the...

8th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

8th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 8th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News The first week of the three-week Special...

7th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

7th General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

7th General Congregation Overview presented by Vatican News #SinodoAmazonico. Integral education for an ‘ecological...

Scientific Framework to Save the Amazon By Scientists of the Amazon Countries and Global Partners

Scientific Framework to Save the Amazon By Scientists of the Amazon Countries and Global Partners

Scientific Framework to Save the Amazon By Scientists of the Amazon Countries and Global Partners September 30,...

6th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News

6th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 6th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News The sixth General Congregation of the...

5th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News

5th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 5th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News Proposals for lay female ministry The...

4th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News

4th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 4th General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News The Church confesses ‘ecological...

3rd General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

3rd General Congregation. Overview presented by Vatican News

3rd General Congregation Overview presented by Vatican News #SinodoAmazonico. Defence of human rights and the urgency...

2nd General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News

2nd General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News

#SinodoAmazonico 2nd General Congregation: Overview presented by Vatican News   #SinodoAmazonico. Youth,...

Pastoral worker committed to defending creation killed

Pastoral worker committed to defending creation killed

Diana Isabel Hernández Juárez, a 35-year-old teacher and coordinator of the Pastoral of Creation of the parish church...

Statement By His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin At Universal Health Coverage

Statement By His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin At Universal Health Coverage

Statement by His Eminence Pietro Cardinal Parolin Secretary of State of the Holy See Head of the Delegation of the Holy...

The upcoming Pan-Amazon synod : a « synod of urgency » and « the child of Laudato Si »

The upcoming Pan-Amazon synod : a « synod of urgency » and « the child of Laudato Si »

From the synod on young people to the Pan-Amazon synod : the same trend of inculturation, synodality and proximity Sr...

Appointment of delegate presidents of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region

Appointment of delegate presidents of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region

Appointment of delegate presidents of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region The Holy...

Pope Francis hospital ship brings Word of God, health care to Amazon region

Pope Francis hospital ship brings Word of God, health care to Amazon region

Pope Francis sends a letter of congratulation for a new hospital boat, which arrived on Saturday in the Archdiocese of...

Pope Francis interview in La Stampa on Synod

Pope Francis interview in La Stampa on Synod

This is a short extract from from Pope Francis' interview, about the Amazon Synod. [...] Let's ideally cross the ocean...

Urgency of the Amazon Synod, “it is the ‘child’ of ‘Laudato si’”

Urgency of the Amazon Synod, “it is the ‘child’ of ‘Laudato si’”

Pope: isolationism and populism lead to war.In an interview with the Italian daily La Stampa-Vatican Insider, Pope...

Synod for the Amazonia and Human Rights: Peoples, Communities and States in Dialogue

Synod for the Amazonia and Human Rights: Peoples, Communities and States in Dialogue

Article of  Card. Pedro Ricardo Barreto, SJ about the Synod for the Amazonia published on "Civiltà...

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...

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...

Synod for the Amazon: ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ released

Synod for the Amazon: ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ released

Synod for the Amazon: ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ released The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ (the Working Document) of the upcoming...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

Amazon Synod. Pope names Card. Hummers as relator general; and Bishop Martínez and Fr. Czerny as special secretaries

Amazon Synod. Pope names Card. Hummers as relator general; and Bishop Martínez and Fr. Czerny as special secretaries

Pope Francis has chosen Brazil's Cardinal Claudio Hummes to serve as relator general of October's Synod of Bishops on...

Amazon Synod:The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ Is To Be Published in June

Amazon Synod:The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ Is To Be Published in June

Synod on Amazonia: The ‘Instrumentum Laboris’ Is To Be Published in June   Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary...

Amazon synod to take on land use, biodiversity, indigenous rights

Amazon synod to take on land use, biodiversity, indigenous rights

In the fall, a special Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazonian region will mark the Catholic Church's most serious...

Georgetown University Hosts Historic Three-Day Meeting on Integral Ecology

Georgetown University Hosts Historic Three-Day Meeting on Integral Ecology

Georgetown University Hosts Historic Three-Day Meeting on Integral Ecology By Fr. Matthew Carnes, SJ In preparation for...

In battle for Amazon, church officials unite with indigenous communities

In battle for Amazon, church officials unite with indigenous communities

The Catholic Church has been present in the Amazon for centuries, but that presence has not come without errors, said...

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 logo of the Amazon Synod and its meaning

The logo of the Amazon Synod and its meaning

A leaf, the green of the forest, an indigenous basket, the cross, a river and the Holy Spirit: the logo of the Synod...

Women in Amazon take more prominent role in environmental protection

Women in Amazon take more prominent role in environmental protection

In indigenous Kichwa communities, women like Patricia Gualinga have traditionally taken on the role of wife, mother and...

The Amazon in French Guiana

The Amazon in French Guiana

French Guiana. The history of Catholicism in French Guiana (or Cayenne colony) begins with Portuguese missionary...

Archbishop Bernardito Auza: The Mission of the Church in favor of Indigenous Peoples as an option from Laudato Sì’

Archbishop Bernardito Auza: The Mission of the Church in favor of Indigenous Peoples as an option from Laudato Sì’

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations   Pan...

The Amazon in Bolivia

The Amazon in Bolivia

The Amazon in Bolivia. Bolivia, which declares its independence in 1825, has a territory of 1,098,581 km2,...

The Amazon in Brazil

The Amazon in Brazil

History of the Catholic Church in Brazil. The beginning of the presence of the Church in the Amazon, as well as...

The Amazon in Suriname

The Amazon in Suriname

Information about Suriname and the Diocese of Paramaribo   Geography Suriname lies on the North-Eastern...

The Amazon in Venezuela

The Amazon in Venezuela

The Amazon in Venezuela. The Amazon region of Venezuela, is located mainly in the south of the country in the extension...

The Amazon in Peru

The Amazon in Peru

The Amazon in Peru. The Peruvian Amazon comprises an area of 782,880.55 km² east of the Andes Mountain Range. It is one...

The Amazon in Ecuador

The Amazon in Ecuador

The Ecuadorian Amazon. The Amazonian area of Ecuador covers 120,000 km² (48% of the national territory) and includes...

The Amazon in Colombia

The Amazon in Colombia

Colombian Amazon. The Amazon region of Colombia covers 42% of the national territory (with an area of 483,119 km2) and...

“INTEGRAL ECOLOGY: a synodal response from the Amazon and other essential biomes / territories for the care of our common home”

“INTEGRAL ECOLOGY: a synodal response from the Amazon and other essential biomes / territories for the care of our common home”

“INTEGRAL ECOLOGY: a synodal response from the Amazon and other essential biomes / territories for the care of our...

Why a Synod on Amazonia? by Fr Peter Hughes SSC

Why a Synod on Amazonia? by Fr Peter Hughes SSC

The Vatican will host a Synod on Amazonia in October 2019. In the first of a series of articles by members of the...

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri - Secretary General

Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri - Secretary General

Lorenzo Baldisseri was born in San Pietro in Campo, Barga, Italy, on 29 September 1940. The youngest of seven children,...

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...

Pan-Amazon Synod - The Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon

Pan-Amazon Synod - The Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon

General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops - Via della Conciliazione 34 - 00120 Città del Vaticano...

Father Ezekiel Ramin

Father Ezekiel Ramin

The diocesan phase of the beatification process of “Servant of God” Father Ezekiel Ramin – already proclaimed “martyr...

Sister Dorothy Stang

Sister Dorothy Stang

Sr. Dorothy Stang chose to live in extreme poverty in order to help others living in poverty. She had a passion for...

The most important news from Vatican News in the last months about the Amazon Synod

The most important news from Vatican News in the last months about the Amazon Synod

We present here the most important news from Vatican News in the last months about the Amazon...

Father Carlos Riudavets Montes killed in Peru

Father Carlos Riudavets Montes killed in Peru

Spanish Jesuit priest Father Carlos Riudavets Montes working among the indigenous people of Peru’s Amazonia region, was...

Pre-Synodal Council

Pre-Synodal Council

The Council is made up of 18 members, appointed on 8 March 2018 directly by the Holy Father. In addition to the...

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...

Cardinal Barreto: reducing the synod to a debate on ordaining married men of "proven virtue" distracts from "the socio-environmental problems of the Amazonian region"

Cardinal Barreto: reducing the synod to a debate on ordaining married men of "proven virtue" distracts from "the socio-environmental problems of the Amazonian region"

Amazon synod to focus on climate change, not married priests, Peruvian cardinal says VATICAN CITY – The issue of...

Card. Hummes: "The church must engage in dialogue with all of the actors who hold interests in the Amazon"

Card. Hummes: "The church must engage in dialogue with all of the actors who hold interests in the Amazon"

This fall’s Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazonian Region is already heightening tensions between the Catholic Church in...

Territory is life, life is territory: what indigenous want church to know

Territory is life, life is territory: what indigenous want church to know

LETICIA, Colombia (CNS) — Rafael Noteno Capinoa, a Kichwa Indian, worries about what could happen to the forest around...