venerdì 1 luglio 2022

Pope Appoints First Cardinal From Amazon Rainforest

(Fabiano Maisonnave and Nicole Winfield, AP) When the Archbishop of the Brazilian city of Manaus Leonardo Steiner kneels before Pope Francis on August 27, the Brazilian clergyman will make history as the first cardinal to come from the Amazon region. “The communities feel that the distance between Rome and the Amazon is now smaller,” Steiner told The Associated Press in a written interview. “Perhaps this is the reason for the Amazonian people’s joy with Pope Francis’ move.” (...)