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Venezuelan cardinal calls for transparent elections to resolve crisis

Caracas, Venezuela, Jan 4, 2018 / 05:19 pm (ACI Prensa).- In his New Year’s message, the Archbishop of Caracas encouraged transparent elections the results of which the citizenry could trust, in order to alleviate the grave crisis affecting the country. “The year 2017 was very tragic for […]

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Venezuelan Catholics face backlash for opposing government

Caracas, Venezuela, Feb 23, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After speaking against alleged government misconduct, human rights abuses and delay of free elections, Catholic churches and clergy around Venezuela are facing a wave of protests from pro-government supporters. A string of incidents began on the morning […]

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Drug overdose kills 35 inmates, Venezuelan bishops demand investigation

Caracas, Venezuela, Dec 1, 2014 / 11:10 am (CNA).- The bishops of Venezuela are calling for a government investigation into the deaths of 35 inmates who raided a prison infirmary and died of overdose and intoxication, urging prayer for the deceased and their families. The Venezuelan bishops' […]

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Venezuelan cardinal: praying the ‘Our Chavez’ is idolatrous

Venezuelan cardinal: praying the 'Our Chavez' is idolatrous

Caracas, Venezuela, Sep 3, 2014 / 03:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archbishop of Caracas demanded Wednesday that the Our Father be respected, after the Venezuelan government presented a prayer to the country's late president, Hugo Chavez, which is a parody of the Lord's Prayer. “In recent days […]

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