Despite Venezuelan bishops’ objection, Pope sends envoy to Maduro inauguration
January 14, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis sent a personal representative to the inauguration ceremony as Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro began a new term, although the Catholic bishops of Venezuela had said the the new presidential term had “no legitimacy.” Maduro offered a special word of thanks to the papal representative for attending the ceremony, which many Western diplomats boycotted.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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