Infanticide: Amazon Cardinal Embarrasses Audience with His Ignorance

A journalist objected at the October 8 Amazon Synod’s press conference that at least twenty Amazon peoples kill children in case they are handicapped, yet the Synod presents the Amazonian tribes as "…
Jonas Marcolino Macuxí, the chief of the Macuxi tribe

You referred in your talk to cannibalism and infanticide as part of tribal religions. Have they come back?

Cannibalism has ended, but not the killing of children.

Why has that not ended?

I’ve thought a lot about this. According to the traditional religion, when a child is born with a defect, he’s buried alive, and that continues. Those …More
Jonas Marcolino Macuxí, the chief of the Macuxi tribe

You referred in your talk to cannibalism and infanticide as part of tribal religions. Have they come back?

Cannibalism has ended, but not the killing of children.

Why has that not ended?

I’ve thought a lot about this. According to the traditional religion, when a child is born with a defect, he’s buried alive, and that continues. Those things were ending; but now, with the idea that you have to go back to primitivism, they remain. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights stated that everybody is born with certain rights, and the right to life obviously applies to a child with defects.

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