Laicized priest who helped engineer Amazon synod claims coronavirus is mother earth’s revenge


    Pope Francis ally Leonardo Boff claims the pandemic is retribution for polluting the planet.

    A laicized priest and liberation theologian who was widely credited as a “theologian of reference” for the Amazon synod has declared that the coronavirus is Gaia’s retaliation for humanity’s mistreatment of the earth.

    Earlier this week, Leonardo Boff, 81, published an article for a Brazilian magazine called A Terra e Redonda (“The Earth is Round”) in which he gave a quasi-spiritual environmental