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Coup in Venezuela

 03/30/2017 - 17:33
The president of the National Assembly of Venezuela (AN), the opposition candidate Julio Borges (c), speaks during a press conference, from the Legislative Palace today, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE / CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ
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During the night of Wednesday the President-designated in Venezuela by Hugo Chavez before his death, Nicolás Maduro, has annulled the General Assembly, legislative institution established by the Constitution.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:15pm
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The president of the National Assembly of Venezuela (AN), the opposition candidate Julio Borges (c), speaks during a press conference, from the Legislative Palace today, Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE / CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ

"In Times of Crisis, Don't Look for Saviors". The Pope's Views on Trump

 01/24/2017 - 04:31
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The same day Donald Trump was being sworn into office in Washington DC, Pope Francis granted EL PAÍS a long interview at the Vatican, during which he called for prudence in the face of widespread alarm over the new US president.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 4:03am
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Pope Francis in St Peter's square - Vatican, in 2014. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

A Big Toilet

 12/08/2016 - 03:09
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Pope Francis has compared media organizations that focus on scandals and promote fake news to discredit people's lives with those who are obsessed with excrements. Using striking terminology, Francis said journalists and the media must avoid falling into “coprophilia” – an obsession with eating faeces. 

 Spreading disinformation is “probably the greatest damage that the media can do”, the Pope told the Belgian Catholic weekly Tertio. It is a sin to defame people, he added.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:56am
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EFE/Giorgio Onorati