Francis: "I Auspicio keenly that cessation as soon as possible the violence in Venezuela"
The Pope spent a few minutes from the general audience to urge Venezuelans to dialogue and the search for reconciliation "through mutual forgiveness"
Social networks are circulating photos of victims of official repression in Venezuela
The word of the Pope on the Venezuelan situation was highly anticipated; not only because of their status as head of the majority Church in that country, but because it is the first Latin American Pontiff.
Francisco said today from St. Peter's square, its concern and its proximity to the Venezuelan people, the situation is going through. But also turned to the political class and the leadership in general, pointing out its responsibility to enable a dialogue that will address the conflict with a view to the common good. He had words of comfort for those who have suffered irreparable loss that assured accompanied with his prayer.
"I follow with particular attention what is happening in Venezuela," said the Pontiff, who thus expressed himself for the first time publicly about the events that are enlutando to Venezuela.
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