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Querida Amazonia - Latest News
Sep 3, 2020 - 12:45 pm .- Pope Francis did not approve a proposal to ordain married men in the Amazon region because the idea was discussed, and even argued about, but not prayerfully discerned at a 2019 synod of bishops, according to notes from the pope included in an article published Thursday in the Catholic periodical La Civiltà Cattolica.
Feb 14, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Following the German reaction to Querida Amazonia, it is not clear what, if anything, could bring their synodal discussions to an end.
Feb 13, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- The Archbishop of Armagh said Thursday that the pope's apostolic exhortation on the Amazon was foremost a call to preserve the region, and that a focus on its failure to address the priestly ordination of married men is undue.
Feb 12, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Here are five things to know about Querida Amazonia.
Feb 12, 2020 - 11:30 am .- German Church leaders have offered markedly distinct responses to Querida Amazonia, the apostolic exhortation on the Amazon region released by Pope Francis Feb. 12.
Feb 12, 2020 - 07:56 am .- Pope Francis' post-synodal exhortation on the Amazon is part of ordinary magisterium -- that is official Church teaching -- while the final document of the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod is not, Cardinal Michael Czerny, special secretary of the Amazon synod, said Feb. 12.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:45 am .- Pope Francis has highlighted the need for spiritual inculturation in the Amazon region, and praised indigenous expressions of religiosity, while pointing to the Eucharist as the central component of Christian spirituality.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the Amazon calls for women in the South American region to be included in new forms of service in the Church, but not within the ordained ministries of the permanent diaconate or priesthood.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:15 am .- While Pope Francis was expected to focus in the apostolic exhortation published today on a proposal to ordain married priests in the Amazon region, the pope instead emphasized the importance of collaboration in apostolic ministry by Catholics in various states of life.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis published his response to the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod in an apostolic exhortation Wednesday. Despite widespread speculation following the synod, the pope does not call for married priests, but seeks to expand “horizons beyond conflicts.”

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