- Nov 25, 2020
According to one Venezuelan bishop, the world should be concerned by the growing military presence of Iran in his country.
The Venezuelan bishops’ conference said government plans for congressional elections in December are “immoral” and would only aggravate the South American nation’s political and humanitarian crisis.
Jan Piñeros walked along a Colombian highway with his family, braving the midday heat.
Pope Francis’s latest encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, on the theme of human fraternity and a call for the world to be better after the COVID-19, was released on Sunday, and one of his ghostwriters urged Argentines not to take it personal and to read the pope in full.
Although the government of Nicolas Maduro is trying to project the theme of “reconciliation” ahead of Venezuela’s parliamentary elections set for December, forces aligned to him are continuing to cause havoc; in particular targeting charitable efforts aimed at helping the poor.
On August 11, the Catholic bishops of Venezuela released a statement that cause apprehension among many opponents of the government of Nicolas Maduro, as it seemed to imply that citizens should vote in parliamentary elections in December, despite a call from the opposition to boycott the poll.