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Thursday, October 3, 2019

“We Believe in Gaia, the Mother Almighty…”

What Does the Amazon Synod’s Working Document Really Say?

Thomas Ascik
 

Much ink has been spilled debating the merits and even the orthodoxy of the Instrumentum Laboris (or working document) of the Amazon Synod, which begins on October 6. We’re now less than one week out from the main event and, curiously, there has been no close reading of the Instrumentum itself. So, let’s begin with […]

“We Believe in Gaia, the Mother Almighty…”

Michael Pakaluk
 

Editor’s note: this article originally appeared in the January 1992 print edition of Crisis. It has been edited for brevity. I shudder when I hear God called “Mother”—and so do many other Catholics along with me. But what is the reason for this reaction? Is it irrational, or is it justified? Is it mere traditionalism, or good […]

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