- Jul 29, 2021
President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday defined a letter sent by Pope Francis’s top aide to local businesses calling for serious dialogue a “compendium of hatred.”
Two South American bishops’ conference met this week for their general assemblies
Venezuelan Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras says Pope Francis has the South American country in his heart.
In a new interview book, the head of the Jesuits acknowledged that he “cries” for what is happening in his home country, Venezuela.
A man revered by millions of Venezuelans as the “doctor of the poor” is one step away from sainthood after being beatified Friday in the South American country’s capital.
Pope Francis says he hopes the beatification of Venezuelan doctor José Gregorio Hernández will be a moment of unity for the troubled country.
With the austerity of a monk, a vocation to seek the good of others and a bright scientific mind, Jose Gregorio Hernández won the affection of those who called him “the doctor of the poor.” He became a religious icon after his death in 1919, and since then millions of Venezuelans have fervently asked that he be universally venerated.
The Vatican No. 2 is skipping a planned trip to Venezuela this week because of the coronavirus pandemic.