Posts Tagged ‘President Nicolas Maduro’

President Nicolas Maduro’s opposition led by the Church

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s re-election was strongly opposed by the Catholic Church. “Since the announcement of the fraudulent elections convened by a Constitutional Assembly, which was itself illegitimately elected, and in the absence of opposition candidates, we knew … Maduro would be re-elected and that he would use any means to achieve this,” Father Georges Read more

Vatican asks Venezuela to suspend constitutional assembly

Monday, August 7th, 2017

The Vatican has written to President Nicolas Maduro asking for Venezuela’s constitutional assembly to be suspended. The Vatican’s call came after a fraudulent election gave Maduro the votes he needed to establish the assembly. The assembly has the power to rewrite the country’s constitution and override all other government branches. This will enable Maduro to Read more

Pope’s solidarity with Venezuela’s victims

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Pope Francis is calling for peace and prayerful solidarity with Venezuela’s anti-government protest victims.  The current trouble began in March after President Nicolas Maduro dissolved the opposition-led National Assembly. This caused a constitutional crisis and subsequent political stalemate. “I promise my own prayers for this beloved nation and express my closeness to the families who Read more