SAO PAOLO, Brazil (RNS) — While the Vatican’s synod on clergy sexual abuse has grabbed headlines in much of the world, another meeting of bishops, slated for October 2019, is already making news here, with some in the administration of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, reportedly calling the synod a platform for “leftist agenda.”

In 2017, Pope Francis has called a special synod of Catholic bishops from the Pan-Amazon region, a territory that includes nine

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