During the synod, the Church will hear from communities that have suffered serious harm from mining in the Amazon. In this discussion panelists will explore mining’s impact on people and the environment. Moderator Silvia Obregón will be joined by Antonia Flavia da Silva, Jeremías Mura, Alberto Franco, Dom José Ionilton de Oliveira and Dom Sebastião Lima Duarte.
Note: From October 6-27, the Dicastery for Communication will host a photo and video exhibit on the Amazon, sponsored by Adveniat Episcopal Action at the ? It will showcase the resistance of villagers and the work of local churches in their opposition to mining.
Event: Conference: “Mining: Common Evil in the Amazon”
Date: October 10
Time: 7:30 p.m. (1930) Central European Time