Amazon Synod Resources

Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon region – 6 to 27 October

  1. Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region – Official Website
  2. In the Amazon, Pope Francis is setting the agenda for a new kind of synod – Luke Hansen, S.J., America Magazine, September 12, 2019
  3. The working document for the Amazon Synod has been controversial—just not in Brazil – Eduardo Campos Lima, America Magazine, September 20, 2019
  4. 2019 Amazon Synod – Global Catholic Climate Movement – To accompany the Amazon Synod during October (6-27), including ways to take action & reflect at home with family and friends, or in your parish, with all ages
  5. Integral ecology: everything is connected – Thomas Reese, SJ National Catholic Reporter August 25, 2015 The week of October 13-19 is about “integral ecology” (everything is connected) — see this reading to know this term as Pope Francis uses it
  6. A great interview with Mauricio López of REPAM.  Mauricio Lopez, former World President of CLC/CVX, describes the significance of the Synod on the Amazon in this interview sponsored by the US Bishops Conference. (Starts at minute 5:00.)