Skip to comments.Reflective Chavez weeps at Mass in Venezuela
Posted on 04/05/2012 11:00:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez wept and asked God to spare his life during a pre-Easter Mass on Thursday after returning from his latest session of cancer treatment in Cuba.
Very little is known about the 57-year-old socialist leader's condition, including even what type of cancer he has. Chavez has undergone three operations in less than a year, and received two sessions of radiation treatment.
He says the latest surgery was successful, that he is recovering well and will be fit to win a new six-year term at an election in October. Yet big questions remain about his future, and on Thursday the strain appeared to show.
In a televised speech to the Catholic service in his home state of Barinas, Chavez cried and his voice broke as he eulogized Jesus, revolutionary fighter Ernesto "Che" Guevara and South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.
"Never forget that we are the children of giants ... I could not avoid some tears," the former soldier said, his parents and other relatives looking on from the church rows.
"Give me your crown, Jesus. Give me your cross, your thorns so that I may bleed. But give me life, because I have more to do for this country and these people. Do not take me yet," Chavez added, standing below an image of Jesus with the Crucifix.
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Hugo is going down, down, to room teperature, he knows it and is now grasping at straws to cover all bases.
It is amazing how all these hard-as-nails dictators go all wobbly and weepy when told they have terminal cancer and they are going to die. Thanks to Cuban medicine, it will probably be a painful and debilitating death — unless Hugo commits suicide. But, suicide automatically sends one to Hell. Enjoy Hell, Hugo.
His doctor probably told him, “Don’t buy any green bananas, baby”!
Die you heinous commie bas##rd!!!!
His doctor told him don’t buy any CDs
Amazing what replacing and adding a word in a couple of places can do to change a lie to the truth.
What a disgusting POS.
Time for some expression through modern art. How about a “Piss Chavez” or an elephant dung rendition of this criminal?
will Obama take credit when this guy dies too?
His actions will tell if he has been born again.
This is a very confused man. I think his confusion will soon disappear.
He was being very stubborn, saying he would not step down, and that he by all means HAD TO STAY IN OFFICE AT LEAST TO 2014 because he had so many things to do for the People and the for the Economy. Apparantly God saw it otherwise today.
Hugo Chavez, big mouth and long winded, talks much the same way for hours on end with his live TV lecturas.
Maybe it will be his turn next, he might be sensing the Angel of Death, or at least smelling the sulphur. Funny how he mocked George W. Bush in front of the whole world at the UN (and so many delegates thought it was "humorous") about being Satan, andnow Bush is kicking back enjoyin' ice tea on the Texas front porch after clearing firewood. Just having a good, peaceful retirement. What goes around comes around I guess.
“Hugo is very frightened now that he is beginning to smell the approaching sulfur.”
It’s a start —the beginning of the beginning of wisdom.
Will the President send his lovely wife to the funeral?
Just wondering out loud. n/s
Hugo puts on a wild show. I'll give him that.
Hugo has a lot of blood on Marxist hands. He knows it. Unlike most communists, he knows there is a God and he will face Justice like everyone else.
The glory of Christ is that if a person truly repents, HE is mercficul..
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