Venezuela

CELAM to release statement on Venezuela after hearing from its bishops

 | 

Latin American bishops will discuss the evolving political crisis in Venezuela during a four-day long assembly in El Salvador in which they are reiterating calls for the church to "go forth" and serve the poor and disadvantaged.

The Latin America bishops' council, known by its Spanish acronym, CELAM, formed a special commission, headed by the president of the Venezuelan bishops' conference, Archbishop Diego Padron Sanchez of Cumana, to study the situation and make recommendations.

Attacks show Venezuelan government relations with Catholics deteriorating

 | 

A series of attacks and confrontations against Catholics in Venezuela has marked a renewed deterioration of relations between the church and the national government. Some church leaders have openly speculated that the events could form part of a broader, coordinated campaign.

Pages

300x80-lighthope-web-ad.jpg

NCR Email Alerts

 

In This Issue

July 14-27, 2017

Untitled-4_0.jpg