Amazon Synod kicks off with concrete proposals | Developing Story
The first week of the Amazon synod brought several surprises: conversations about ordaining married men to the priesthood and women to the diaconate, and a new level of integration between the bishops and indigenous participants in the synod hall.
Fr. Luke Hansen, S.J., special correspondent for America, joins Sebastian Gomes, executive editor, to discuss the news out of Rome this week.
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