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Maduro seeks papal mediation in Venezuela

February 04, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro has asked Pope Francis to intercede in the country’s crisis. The Catholic bishops of Venezuela have declared that Maduro’s rule is illegitimate. While many government have recognized Maduro’s rival, opposition leader Juan Guaido, as the country’s legitimate leader, Pope Francis has carefully avoided taking sides.

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