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Pope Francis to discuss Venezuela crisis with country’s bishops

Pilgims from Venezuela at the Regina Coeli prayer on May 7 hold crosses with the names of people who have died during protests in the country - REUTERS

Pilgims from Venezuela at the Regina Coeli prayer on May 7 hold crosses with the names of people who have died during protests in the country - REUTERS

06/06/2017 12:27

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis will receive the Presidential Council of the Episcopal Conference of Venezuela in a private audience on Thursday.

The meeting was announced on Tuesday in a statement by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke.

The statement reads, “The encounter was requested by the Episcopal Conference itself, which desires to speak to the Pope about the situation in Venezuela.”

06/06/2017 12:27