• Venezuelan bishops: End the ‘inhuman repression’

    Venezuelan bishops: End the ‘inhuman repression’

    • Jul 13, 2017

    Clashes between protesters and the country’s security forces have left at least 91 dead in the past 100 days. Addressing the army and the police, the bishops ask them to serve the people, not a regime, and remind them that they will have to “answer for your acts both to human and divine justice.”

  • Pope urges end to Venezuela violence, prays for victims

    Pope urges end to Venezuela violence, prays for victims

    • Jul 2, 2017

    Addressing the crowd gathered for his weekly Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis appealed for an end to the violence in Venezuela and for a peaceful and democratic solution to the crisis. Some 80 people have been killed in the last three months during peaceful anti-government rallies, four of them on Saturday.