Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino Archives - Crux



  • After meeting pope, Venezuelan cardinal says anti-Maduro protests must continue

    After meeting pope, Venezuelan cardinal says anti-Maduro protests must continue

    • Sep 8, 2017

    After Venezuela’s Catholic bishops had a brief session with Pope Francis on Thursday, Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas said that while the pope’s role is important, the heavy lifting of exiting the country’s political and economic crisis must be done by the Venezuelans themselves: “We are the ones called to resolve the problems of Venezuela, it’s not the Holy Father who’s going to fix the situation.”

  • Venezuelan cardinal rejects U.S. military intervention

    Venezuelan cardinal rejects U.S. military intervention

    • Aug 14, 2017

    Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino said a foreign military intervention in Venezuela would not solve the real problem, which is a “social, political and economic crisis we suffer that is becoming more serious.” He made the comments after President Trump suggested there is a military option for resolving the problems in Venezuela.

  • Venezuela’s bishops reject vote to rewrite national constitution

    Venezuela’s bishops reject vote to rewrite national constitution

    • Aug 1, 2017

    Venezuela’s bishops have called Sunday’s election for a constitutional assembly, which could re-write the constitution but also rule by decree, “illegal,” joining many countries, including the United States, that refuse to acknowledge it. Through their Twitter account, the bishops called on the Virgin Mary to free the country from the “claws of communism and socialism.”