Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino Archives - Crux



  • Venezuela cardinal says Socialist regime leaves people ‘cruelly repressed’

    Ahead of a Thursday meeting with Pope Francis as part of the country’s bishops’ conference, one of Venezuela’s cardinals told Crux that the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro is leaving its people “cruelly repressed” and that any dialogue not aimed at forcing the government to accept new elections is a sham.

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  • Church leaders urge calm in Venezuela, Brazil

    Church leaders urge calm in Venezuela, Brazil

    Two pacesetter Catholic nations in Latin America, Brazil and Venezuela, are both currently gripped by dramatic cycles of civil unrest, and in both cases the Catholic bishops are emerging as primary forces in favor of democracy, accountability, and an end to the bloodshed — and also in both cases, what the bishops have to say isn’t always pleasing to the government.

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  • As Venezuela unravels, Catholic bishops take on Maduro

    As Venezuela unravels, Catholic bishops take on Maduro

    Catholic bishops in Venezuela are demanding that the government of President Nicolas Maduro accept international help in responding to an economic free-fall that’s seen people waiting in line for 16 hours to buy bread and pharmacies with nothing but wet wipes in stock.

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