Cardinal Hummes

Cardinal Hummes (r) with Pablo Mora SJ in Guyana in 2016
Fr Jim Conway SJ is returning to Guyana this week to help run the pre-synod meeting of the eastern region of Amazonia. Pope Francis announced the Synod on the Amazon following his trip in January to Porto Maldonado in Peru, when he expressed grave concern for the indigenous peoples and the ecology of the Amazon region.  The pope appointed a pre-synod council to prepare consultation documents to which interested groups respond, and which are analyzed to inform the synod working...