11th October 2019
On consulting the Amazon: Newman and the Amazon Synod
The words of John Henry Newman, who is to be canonised on Sunday 13 October, make apt reading in the light of the Amazon Synod, says Theodora Hawksley.
4th October 2019
The Amazon biome: From ‘backyard’ to ‘main square’
‘Think the Amazon has nothing to do with you? 1 in 5 glasses of water you drink comes from the Amazon!’ Mauricio López explains why the Amazon Synod is an important moment in the life of the Church.
30th September 2019
Synod for the Amazon: New paths for the whole world
Giacomo Costa SJ explains how the dynamic between the local and the global will be the key to the success of the synodal process that seeks ‘new paths for the Church and for an integral ecology’.
7th August 2019
Respect, recognition and dialogue: the Church in the Amazon
'The manifold destruction of human and environmental life, the diseases and pollution of rivers and lands, the massive loss of biodiversity ... constitute a brutal reality that challenges us all.'
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