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Venezuelan bishops: new presidential term for Maduro is not legitimate

January 11, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The Catholic bishops of Venezuela have declared that the January 10 inauguration of President Nicholas Maduro for a new term has no legitimacy. In a public statement the bishops call for the restoration of representative and constitutional government. They call attention to the desperate plight of their nation, wracked by hunger and violence.

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