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Colombian Catholic Churches Donate Communion Wafers to Venezuela

Catholic churches in Colombia have donated a quarter-million communion wafers to congregations in neighboring Venezuela, where a food crisis has led to shortages of the holy bread. The Catholic diocese of Cucuta in Colombia said its members braved heavy rains this week to deliver the wafers over a bridge that connects the two countries ahead of the Easter holiday. Venezuela’s food shortages have affected churches’ ability to get wheat flour, an ingredient needed to make communion...

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