Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: AMERICA/COSTA RICA – Bishops’ appeal: a “frank, transparent and fruitful” dialogue to overcome social tensions
San José – We want to reaffirm once again the appeal to the President for a frank, direct, transparent, multisectoral dialogue that leads to concrete results. It must be a fruitful dialogue for the benefit of the common good of the whole country”. These are the words of His Exc. Mgr José Manuel Garita Herrera, Bishop of Ciudad Quesada and President of the Episcopal Conference of Costa Rica , delivered after a meeting with representatives of the State. The meeting was convened by the Bishops to express their concern, offer a contribution to address the social tensions that the country is currently going through and propose a dialogue capable of helping to overcome the problems at the base of the crisis.