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Norberto Cruz da Silva, a leader in the Wapishana indigenous village of Tabalascada in the Brazilian Amazon and the local catechist coordinator, is pictured in April 2019. The final document of the October Synod of Bishops for the Amazon acknowledged that a lack of priests means Catholics in the region have only sporadic access to the Eucharist, reconciliation and anointing of the sick. (CNS/Paul Jeffrey)