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Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas speaks with CNA, Feb. 13, 2015.

Pope Francis mourns Venezuelan cardinal who ‘gave his life to the service of God and the Church’

Sep 24, 2021

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Urosa died almost a month after being hospitalized with COVID-19. Read more

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro speaks at a rally in Caracas in support calling a constituent assembly, May 23, 2017.

Venezuelan cardinal says Maduro has 'led the country to a terrible ruin'

Nov 4, 2019

Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino has said that if the administration of Nicolas Maduro “truly had love for Venezuela they... Read more

Cardinal Jorge Urosa, then-Archbishop of Caracas, speaks with CNA in Rome, Feb. 13, 2015.

Venezuelan cardinal hopes Maduro will step down

Jan 30, 2019

The Archbishop Emeritus of Caracas expressed his hope Tuesday that Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would step down from office, heeding... Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the Venezuelan bishops' conference at the Vatican, June 8, 2017.

Venezuelan bishops to meet with Pope Francis in Colombia

Sep 6, 2017

Amid a dire political and human-rights crisis in Venezuela, Pope Francis will meet privately with “the bishops of Venezuela present... Read more

Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas speaks with CNA, Feb. 13, 2015.

Cardinal calls eviction of Venezuela's legislature 'unacceptable'

Aug 10, 2017

Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino of Caracas expressed Tuesday his “astonishment and rejection” of a series of measures that violate the... Read more