‘The Latin American Church has something to offer the world’| Developing Story

‘The Latin American Church has something to offer the world’| Developing Story

What does a bishop from the Pan-Amazonian region think of the discussions taking place in the Amazon Synod?

Luke Hansen, SJ, interviews Bishop Robert Flock of the Diocese of San Ignacio de Velasco in Bolivia and gets his take on the proposals of the synod and what the rest of the world can learn from the Amazon.

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JR Cosgrove
11 months ago

The amazon is 2/3 the size of continental US. It’s hard to find accurate information on the different terrains of the Amazon and how much has been changed. The word “destroyed” is inappropriate since much of the changed land is use for farming. That may be short sighted but not necessarily bad.

Also what does Latin American Church have to offer? I haven’t seen it.

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