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Brazilian prelates decry violence, exploitation in Amazon region

January 05, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Claudio Hummes and Bishop Erwin Krautler have joined in a statement saying that the year 2017 was an annus horribilis for the Amazon region, because powerful interests have exploited the region’s resources, regardless of legal restraints.

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