Venezuela’s Chávez seeks healing from indigenous gods
August 05, 2011
A month after receiving the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick from a bishop, President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela has said that he has turned to indigenous gods to seek healing from cancer.
“Cancer? What is that for me? I have faith in the spirits of the plains that I'll prevail,” he said. “I will live and we will win the elections next year.”
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