mercoledì 10 maggio 2017

“Dear brothers, I wish to encourage you to not allow the beloved children of Venezuela to allow themselves to be overcome by distrust or despair since these are evils that sink into the hearts of people when they do not see future prospects,” Pope Francis said in a May 5 letter to the Venezuelan bishops. Archbishop Diego Padrón Sánchez of Cumaná, President of Venezuela’s bishops' conference, said the government “carried out violence with the various persecutions conducted against different opposition leaders” in response to peaceful protests late last year. (...)