Bishop Jose Trinidad Fernandez, secretary-general of the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference, poses following an interview with a Catholic News Service reporter in the headquarters of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington July 18, 2019. He has seen up close the downward spiral of his native Venezuela, including the capital city of Caracas, where he has worked for the last two decades and which once boasted some of the most well-off people in all of Latin America. (CNS/Bob Roller)