Venezuela - Fe y Alegría says enough to violence
In light of the latest shifts of violence and oppression in Venezuela, General Director of Fe y Alegría in Venezuela, Fr Manuel Aristorena, SJ, has released a letter in which he says that "Venezuela has been filled with pain, suffering, anguish, violence, fear, repression and death. Yes, a lot of death, and with cruelty... It is the manner in which conflicts are confronted where a country's democracy is evidenced or denied. The excessive use of force, the characterization of demonstrations... daily violence and death, the vandalism of public or private property and the cruel treatment of detainees are unacceptable for a democratic society. We are losing lives, democracy, the country." Read more...