• 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.”

  • In show of solidarity, Pope to greet Venezuelan bishops in Colombia

    In show of solidarity, Pope to greet Venezuelan bishops in Colombia

    • Sep 7, 2017

    After asking for prayers for Venezuela that it may embrace dialogue as the key to “beautiful stability” on Wednesday, Pope Francis will also meet a delegation of the country’s bishops on Thursday. The initiatives to help resolve Venezuela’s political and economic crises come as he’s visiting Colombia, marking his fifth trip to his native Latin America.

  • 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.