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Catholic organizations: be open to Venezuelans fleeing oppression

August 03, 2017

A coalition of over a dozen Catholic organizations and religious orders that serve migrants and refugees has called upon people and governments in Latin America to be open to Venezuelans who are fleeing the nation’s political repression and severe economic crisis.

The coalition, CLAMOR, warned on August 2 that some undocumented Venezuelan migrants are becoming victims of human trafficking and sexual slavery in other nations.

“We ask all men and women of goodwill, and especially Christians, to welcome our brothers and sisters in solidarity with us,” CLAMOR added.


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  • Posted by: jalsardl5053 - Aug. 04, 2017 7:15 PM ET USA

    This is a tragic outcome of the Socialistic movement in Venezuela. It is yet another real history lesson being totally ignored by the Vatican, the "news", and the so-called educational institutions who are doing their best to create such conditions in the US.