In the document, defined as "protesting", the signatories – who cite in support of their theses, among others, i cardinals Wlater Brandmueller, Gerhard Mueller, Raymond Burke, Jorge Urosa Savino, thearchbishop Carlo Maria Viganò and i bishops Athanasius Schneider, Jose Luis Azcona Hermoso, Rudolf Voderholzer and Marian Elegant – in particular six "sacrilegious acts" are listed, all linked to what they define as "idolatrous worship of the pagan goddess Pachamama", the statuette that unknown people stole from the church of Amazonia during the Synod Santa Maria in Traspontina a stone's throw from the Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican and threw it into the Tiber river.
"On 4 October – they write – Pope Francis took part in an act of idolatrous adoration of the pagan goddess Pachamama. He allowed this cult to take place in the Vatican Gardens, thus profaning the proximity of the tombs of the martyrs and of the church of the Apostle Peter. He participated in this act of idolatrous adoration blessing a wooden image of the Pachamama. " Synod. Pope Francis recited prayers during a ceremony that involved this image and then joined this procession. When the wooden images of this pagan deity were removed from the church of Santa Maria in Traspontina, where they had been placed sacrilegiously, and thrown into the Tiber by some outraged Catholics by this profanation of the church, Pope Francis, on October 25, apologized for their removal and a new wooden image of the Pachamama has been returned to the church. In this way a further profanation began ".