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Paraguay: bishops say drug traffic corrupts state institutions

November 11, 2016

The Catholic bishops of Paraguay have issued a call for action against the influence of drug trafficking on the nation’s political system.

At the conclusion of their annual meeting, the bishops issued a statement that voiced their concern “over the apparent and active presence of drug trafficking in society and in the political sphere.” They said that the problem is a danger to the moral health of Paraguay, compromising the integrity of the nation’s institutions, and it is “everyone’s responsibility” to address it.

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