sabato 5 agosto 2017
(Amanda Erickson) For months, the Catholic Church has been taking on the Venezuelan government, chiding President Nicolás Maduro for his inability to protect his people. Now, they're ratcheting up the rhetoric. In a strongly worded statement, the Vatican's secretariat of state made an urgent appeal to Venezuela's leaders to suspend the new Constituent Assembly, which was seated Friday. That body, made up of government loyalists, has been given the power to rewrite the Constitution. Maduro opponents worry that it might also dissolve the country's legislative body, currently controlled by the opposition. (...)