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February 12, 2020
February 12, 2020
German Church leaders have offered markedly distinct responses to Querida Amazonia
February 12, 2020
Pope Francis' post-synodal exhortation on the Amazon is part of the Church's ordinary magisterium – that is officially a kind of Church teaching – while the final document of the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod is not, Cardinal Michael Czerny, special secretary of the Amazon synod has said
February 12, 2020
Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the Amazon calls for women to be included in new forms of service in the Church, but not within the ordained ministries of the diaconate or priesthood
February 12, 2020
Pope Francis released his post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on Wednesday. Titled Querida Amazonia, the document is an official encouragement to the participants in October 2019’s Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, Amazonia: New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology. It is also addressed to the whole Church. People looking
February 12, 2020
The archbishop emeritus of Hong Kong said the situation is dire for the Church in China, and predicted the eventual end of the underground Church
February 12, 2020
Nigeria’s future “hangs precariously in a balance”, a bishop has said at the funeral of a murdered seminarian. Pope Francis will release his Amazon exhortation today on the 15th anniversary of the killing of Sister Dorothy Stang (Spanish report). Prosecutors in the Philippines have dropped charges of sedition against four Church leaders. Bishops have consecrated