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COVID-19 has made the "cry of the Amazon" clearer, even as it has drastically altered post-synod activities. Some meetings have happened virtually — not the same as in person, but the process is slowly advancing.
Catholic leaders in the Amazon formed a new church body that will head up implementing the proposals put forward last year at the Vatican's special synod on the Amazon.
Your thoughts: In case you missed it, Pope Francis on Feb. 12 released an apostolic exhortation titled Querida Amazonia ("Beloved Amazon") responding to last October's Synod of Bishops on the Amazon.
Theology en la Plaza: In solidarity with the peoples of Amazonia, motivated by the Spirit's wild ways, may we have the power to remember, the humility to learn and the courage to act.