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By di Sandro Magister, L’Espresso, Oct. 10, 2019
The previous post from Settimo Cielo on infanticide in the Amazon and on those who defend it in the Church struck a tremendous chord.
But there’s something else. It is not true that prominent figures of the synod in progress are unaware of the existence of this practice among some tribes.
Such sensational ignorance could in fact attach to Peruvian cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimenez, archbishop of Huancayo, Jesuit, vice-president of the pan-Amazonian ecclesial network and co-president of the synod, according to what he stated at the press conference on Tuesday, October 8.
But it is unthinkable, for example, that synod secretary general Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri knows nothing about it, having been apostolic nuncio in Brazil from 2002 to 2012, when parliament was discussing a bill on banning infanticide in indigenous areas.
Above all, one who is certainly in the know about it is Bishop Erwin Kräutler, prelate emeritus of Xingu, very close to Pope Francis, coauthor of the “Instrumentum Laboris” of the synod and a fervent advocate of the abolition of celibacy and of the priestly ordination of married men and of women. ….
Read more at http://magister.blogautore.espresso.repubblica.it/2019/10/10/bishop-krautler-also-knows-that-in-the-amazon-they-practice-infanticide-but-he-does-not-want-it-to-be-punished/