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By Bradley Eli, M.Div., Ma.Th., Church Militant, September 26, 2019

Burke: Amazon Synod isn’t about evangelization in the Amazon

ROME ( – Cardinal Raymond Burke is warning that the Amazon Synod isn’t about local evangelization in the Amazon but about revolution in the whole Church.

During an interview with Italian media published Monday, the former head of the Vatican’s highest court is decrying the “dishonest attitude” in masking the true nature of the synod.

“The Synod is presented as being for the pastoral care of the people to be evangelized in the Amazon, but the German bishops state clearly that the goal is to revolutionize the whole Church,” relates Burke. “Even the bishop of Essen, Monsignor Franz-Josef Overbeck, said very recently that after the Amazon Synod ‘nothing will ever be the same again’ in the Church.”

Burke’s words are supported by similar remarks from the Vatican’s head liturgist, Cdl. Robert Sarah. In an interview also published on Monday, Sarah remarked that using the synod as a “laboratory for the universal Church” would be “dishonest and misleading.”

“To take advantage of a particular synod to introduce these ideological projects would be an unworthy manipulation, a dishonest deception, an insult to God, who leads his Church and entrusts him with his plan of salvation,” asserted Sarah.  ….