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By Stephen Wynne, Church Militant, September 26, 2019

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BOGOTÁ, Colombia ( – The impact of liberation theology on the upcoming Amazon Synod is coming into sharper view.

Concerns over the Amazon Synod’s Instrumentum Laboris are being compounded by an earlier preparatory document “Towards the Pan-Amazonian Synod: Challenges and Contributions from Latin America and the Caribbean.”

Uncovered during a recent LifeSiteNews investigation, the 136-page work stems from an April meeting in Bogotá, Colombia, co-organized by REPAM (the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network) and Amerindia, two leading promoters of liberation theology.

The Instrumentum Laboris confirms the significance of the meeting, referring to it as an important part of the synod’s preparatory process.

Rife with heretical statements, the Bogotá document hails ex-priest Leonardo Boff, a leading advocate of liberation theology censured by the Vatican for his attacks on Catholic doctrine. ….