Not exactly another John Paul II: Pope Francis declares neutrality on Venezuela

www.americanthinker.com | 1/28/2019 | Staff
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Imagine Pope John Paul II openly declaring he wouldn't take sides in Poland, as the showdown between Solidarity's hugely popular freedom fighters, and the detested Jaruzelski communist military regime came to a head.

What a coincidence. In Venezuela, that same sort of sort of conflict over communism and freedom is happening, the world is choosing sides, a pope from the actual region is there, and Russia remains the same malevolent puppetmaster in the background.

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The difference is now we seem to have a pope who's abdicated his moral authority, saying he's not about to take sides, and all because he's concerned about 'violence.' He didn't specifying who was doing the violence, but it's obvious enough to the rest of us.

Here's the incredible report:

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ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday he feared bloodshed in Venezuela but that it was premature for him to take sides because it could cause more damage.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is confronting an unprecedented challenge to his authority after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president, citing a fraudulent election and winning wide international support.

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“In this moment, I support all the Venezuelan people because they are a people who are suffering,” the pope told reporters on a plane taking him back from Panama, where he made an appeal for a just solution and respect for human rights in Venezuela.

Talk about empty words. Venezuela's opposition is making just that move for a 'just solution' and 'respect for human rights' and he's not offering them a word of support.

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America is. Brazil is. Most of Latin America is. The European Union is. Israel is. Australia is. Georgia is. Heck, even the Inter-American Development Bank is. But not the pope. His neutral position is exactly the same as China's position, which has a large financial stake at risk...
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