Pope Francis appeals for an end to violence in Venezuela
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed for an end to violence in Venezuela and for respect of human rights in the country where nearly 30 people have been killed in unrest this month.
The Pope’s appeal came on Sunday before the recitation of the Regina Caeli prayer in St. Peter’s Square.
Listen to the report by Linda Bordoni:
“I make a heartfelt appeal to the government and all components of Venezuelan society to avoid any more forms of violence, to respect human rights and to seek a negotiated solution” he said.
Decrying the “grave humanitarian, social, political and economic crisis that is exhausting