Skip to comments.Catholic Church blasts Venezuela for 'brutal repression'of protestors
Posted on 04/03/2014 12:11:37 AM PDT by Nextrush
Venezuela's Roman Catholic Church accused President Nicolas Maduro's government on Wednesday of "totalitarian" tendencies and "brutal repression" of demonstrators during two months of political unrest that has killed several dozen people.....
Monsignor Diego Padron, who heads Veneuela's conference of bishops, said the "principal cause" of the crisis was the government's attempt to implant a blueprint for government that Chavez left behind called "the fatherland plan."
"Within it they are hiding the promotion of a totalitarian-style system of government, putting in doubt its democratic credentials," he said, reading a church communique'.
Though defending students' and others' right to protest, the Church condemned both the demonstrators' tactic of barricading roads and the state's "brutal repression" of dissidence.....
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But, the regime has lost the church. They be in deep doo-doo.
As Josef Stalin once famously said, “how many divisions does the pope have?”