What it’s like to be a young woman at the Amazon Synod | Developing Story

What it’s like to be a young woman at the Amazon Synod | Developing Story

What is it like to be part of the Catholic Church in Guyana? What does it mean to be Catholic when you don't have regular access to the Eucharist?

This week Fr. Luke Hansen, S.J., interviewed Leah Casimero, an indigenous representative from Guyana about her experiences of the Amazon Synod and her experiences of Catholicism in her home country.

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