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May 8, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- A Venezuelan bishop said Sunday that prominent figures in the government of Nicolas Maduro have asked for asylum from the Church in case the regime should fall.
May 3, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo expressed his condolences Thursday to the families of the four youths killed during protests in Venezuela, who he said “lost their lives fighting for a better future.”
May 2, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- Members of the Venezuelan National Guard attacked a Catholic church in San Cristobal Wednesday, amid nationwide protests against the government of president Nicolas Maduro.
May 1, 2019 - 02:39 pm .- The Archbishop Emeritus of Maracaibo demanded Wednesday the prompt release of peaceful demonstrators who were arrested the day prior during protests against the government of Nicolas Maduro.
Apr 29, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- The director of Caritas Venezuela, Janeth Márquez, has said they are again asking the government of Nicolas Maduro to open "a wide door to humanitarian aid” to alleviate shortages due to the economic crisis.
Mar 26, 2019 - 03:03 pm .- The Justice and Peace Commission of the Venezuelan bishops' conference has repudiated last week's arrest of Roberto Marrero, chief of staff to opposition leader Juan Guaidó.
Mar 22, 2019 - 03:02 am .- A Venezuelan cardinal has called on state security forces to exercise civil disobedience when given orders to use lethal force against citizens.
Feb 25, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- The Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar warned Saturday of “very grave consequences” for the government of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro after the destruction of humanitarian aid that entered the country.
Feb 23, 2019 - 04:50 pm .- The Venezuelan Bishops’ Conference is calling on Nicolas Maduro’s government to allow humanitarian aid to enter the country and be peacefully distributed to people who are desperately in need of it.
Feb 14, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The bishop of San Cristóbal has exhorted Nicolas Maduro to consider the suffering of the Venezuelan people amid the ongoing political and humanitarian crisis in the country.
Feb 12, 2019 - 05:23 pm .- The bishop of a Colombian diocese bordering Venezuela has said that “we can't be still” in face of the Venezuelan people's suffering, and noted that the Church has responded to the humanitarian crisis from its beginning.
Feb 11, 2019 - 12:26 pm .- The Vatican Secretariat of State received Monday a delegation from Venezuela affiliated with opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has been recognized by the United States and a dozen other countries as the country’s interim president.
Feb 7, 2019 - 03:41 pm .- The Archbishop of Merida has ruled out Vatican mediation of the Venezuelan crisis after president Nicolas Maduro made public a letter to Pope Francis requesting intervention.
Feb 5, 2019 - 01:17 pm .- Pope Francis said Tuesday that he had not read Nicolas Maduro’s letter, but expressed an openness to mediate in Venezuela’s political situation, if both sides are willing.
Feb 5, 2019 - 05:39 am .- Nicolas Maduro wrote a letter to Pope Francis asking him to mediate in the political situation in Venezuela, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin confirmed Monday.
Jan 30, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- The Archbishop Emeritus of Caracas expressed his hope Tuesday that Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would step down from office, heeding the pope's call for peace in the country.
Jan 29, 2019 - 12:43 am .- The Justice and Peace Commission of the Venezuelan Bishops’ Conference is calling for an end to violence surrounding protests after Nicolas Maduro claimed to have won a second presidential term in a contested election.
Jan 25, 2019 - 01:43 pm .- Pilgrims from 150 countries are in Panama this week for World Youth Day, including 400 from Venezuela, who are urging their fellow pilgrims to pray for their country amid escalating unrest and political upheaval.
Jan 24, 2019 - 02:45 pm .- As opposition marches were held across Venezuela Wednesday, at least 700 opposition supporters were trapped in Maturin's Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel for several hours, besieged by the Venezuelan Army.
Jan 23, 2019 - 04:04 pm .- The bishops of Venezuela have voiced support for peaceful opposition demonstrations across the country Wednesday. At one of these marches in Caracas, opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president.