Pope Francis approves new bishops’ body to remake regional church with ‘amazonian face’


  REPAM announced on 3 April that Pope Francis has approved of the establishment of a new episcopal body of the bishops of the Amazon region which had been proposed by the Amazon Synod’s final document

    point 115, which is titled “A post-synodal regional Church organism for the Amazon region

    especially incorporating the proposal of integral ecology, thus strengthening the physiognomy of the Church in the Amazon.

    Hummes also explains that they have “the support of both the Vatican and the regional ecclesial organisms.”