Venezuela President Criticizes Bishops "For Not Obeying Pope Francis"

Embattled Venezuela Socialist president Nicolás Maduro has said that the local bishops disobey Pope Francis' orders because they refuse to reply to an invitation of the government to participate in the convening of a National Constituent Assembly. "The Episcopal Conference has not answered the phone?", Maduro said, "Silence in the afternoon. They do not answer the telephone, and do not follow the orders of Pope Francisco. Oh dear..."

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