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Synod on the Amazon - Latest News
Aug 9, 2019 - 06:38 am .- The ordination to the priesthood of mature, married men, sometimes called viri probati, is among the topics to be addressed at October’s Amazon synod but is “absolutely not” one of the principle themes of the meeting, Pope Francis said.
Jul 4, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- The recent history of Church synods suggests that the results of the Amazon meeting will likely not match the intensity of the rhetoric preceding it. But the rhetoric- and what it can teach us about the state of the Church - matters.
Jun 17, 2019 - 07:30 am .- The working document for the special assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-amazonian region, released Monday, recommends study of the possibility of ordaining married men in remote areas for the priesthood.
Mar 8, 2019 - 12:30 pm .- Vatican officials have said there are no plans to discuss changing the matter of the Eucharist during an upcoming synod for the pan-Amazonian region of South America.
Nov 30, 2018 - 10:32 am .- According to the president of the Pontifical Mission Societies, there is a clear link between next October’s focus on missionary work and the synod on the Amazon that makes the convergence of the two events fortuitous.