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Amazon synod’s controversial carved figures thrown into Tiber River

Amazon synod’s controversial carved figures thrown into Tiber River

SCREENSHOT By Hannah Brockhaus Catholic News Agency October 21, 2019 A video uploaded to YouTube on Oct. 21 shows two men taking several wooden figures of a nude pregnant woman from a church near the Vatican and throwing them into the Tiber River. The figures have...

Celibacy is a gift, not an obstacle, indigenous priest says

Celibacy is a gift, not an obstacle, indigenous priest says

While indigenous cultures may have difficulty accepting the concept of celibacy, indigenous candidates for the priesthood are more than capable of understanding that it is a gift from God, said an indigenous priest from Brazil.