The Amazon Synod: Indigenous Leaders Speak Out | Developing Story

The Amazon Synod: Indigenous Leaders Speak Out | Developing Story

During the second week of the Amazon Synod, indigenous leaders gave moving testimonies of their experiences in the Amazon. The synod continues to discuss the best way to provide sacramental and pastoral ministry to the area, including ordaining mature married men and ordaining women as deacons.

Fr. Luke Hansen, SJ, takes us inside the Amazon Synod with these topics and more.

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