Pan-Amazonian Region – REPAM’s Statement on the present critical situation

Lately, forest fires in the Pan-Amazonian region reached extremely serious dimensions. The events elicited reactions from many different countries all over the world, and governments expressed their concern and demanded the local governments in the region to take action. The Church also raised its voice for the Amazon through several of its bodies. The Pan-Amazonian Church Network (REPAM in Spanish) is aware that “climatic change and the increase in human intervention (deforestation, fires and changes in the use of land) are pushing today the Amazon region to the point of no return”. Read more…