Pope fears 'bloodbath' in Venezuela

Pope fears 'bloodbath' in VenezuelaPope Francis said Monday he was terrified the political crisis enveloping Venezuela would descend into a “bloodbath”. A bloodbath,” the first Latin American pontiff told journalists aboard a plane on his return trip from Panama, adding that “the problem of violence terrifies me”. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido have been locked in a power struggle since Guaido proclaimed himself “acting president” Wednesday amid fierce protests over economic woes.

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