Cardinal Porras said that Venezuelans have the power to demand and feel confidence in this process by being active actors in the discussions.
The apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Caracas and bishop of Mérida, Cardinal Baltazar Porras, expressed this Thursday, May 19, his opinion regarding the announcement of the reactivation of the dialogues in Mexico. In this sense, he expressed that this tool is necessary to seek ways of understanding where the parties necessarily have to give in for a common good.
interviewed in the Circuit Hits, Cardinal Porras indicated that Venezuelan society must have an active participation and be guarantors that these conversations are on the right track. In addition, he insisted that the political representatives who attend the meeting have to take into account that they work for Venezuelans and not for personal interests.
For this reason, he warned that if this type of situation occurs, the dialogue in Mexico would already be a nonsense. He said that Venezuelans have the power to demand and feel confidence in this process because they are an active actor in such negotiations, which must be carried out by rationality and not by emotions.
Similarly, Cardinal Baltazar Porras said that roads should be built gradually and not do everything at the last moment, just as he suggested not staying with “extremists” because it does not help to have a good judgment.
He called for personal interests to be put aside and for good sense to prevail in these processes that allow things to be achieved.
Regarding the announcement of sanctions relief by the United States, the prelate indicated that the current administration in Washington has been realizing that the international situation does not depend only on them, but that there are other forces.
He pointed out that in the churches the anguish of the people regarding the economic issue is perceived due to the increase in products, the failures in public services, the shortage of gasoline, versus the low salaries.