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The inauguration of Luis Arce as president of Bolivia in La Paz, Nov. 8, 2020. Credit: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Chile via Wikimedia (CC BY 3.0 CL).

Bolivia's bishops lament 'deplorable' human rights situation

Aug 31, 2021

By ACI Prensa

The bishops of Bolivia expressed Monday their concern "over the deplorable human rights situation in the country and the manipulation... Read more

Jeanine Áñez, then-interim president of Bolivia, in La Paz, Nov. 18, 2019. Áñez was arrested March 13, 2021, on charges of terrorism, sedition, and conspiracy. Credit: Radoslaw Czajkowski/Shutterstock

Bolivian bishops decry growing political persecution as ex-interim president arrested

Mar 17, 2021

The Bolivian Bishops’ Conference has denounced the arrest of the former interim president of the country, Jeanine Áñez, on charges... Read more

A police officer holds a crucifix among people taking to the streets of Santa Cruz to celebrate the resignation of President Evo Morales, Nov. 10, 2019.

Bolivian bishops call for end to vandalism after Morales' resignation

Nov 11, 2019

The Bolivian bishops have urged an end to the vandalism that has taken place following the resignation of president Evo... Read more

Bolivian president Evo Morales presents Pope Francis with a 'communist crucifix' at the presidential palace in La Paz, July 8, 2015.

Pope Francis apparently not amused by 'communist crucifix' (Updated)

Jul 9, 2015

By Elise Harris

When leftist Bolivian president Evo Morales on Thursday presented Pope Francis with a “communist crucifix” – a carving of Christ... Read more