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Church leaders mediate talks to ease political crisis in Colombia

August 20, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The bishops’ conference of Colombia is seeking to promote talks between the government of President Ivan Duque and the leaders of the National Strike Committee, which has launched protests across the country. While several bishops have decried the government’s heavy-handed response to the unrest, Father Hector Henao, a spokesman for the episcopal conference, said that the protests will continue as long as “popular demands are not addressed by the government.”

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