Marxist Hugo Chavez cried out to Jesus at an Easter service yesterday.
He also praised mass murderer Ernesto “Che” Guevara and South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.
From the video: President Chavez’s voice broke as he thanked the Mass of thanksgiving for his health, which was held yesterday in the city of Barinas. Chavez recalled how “love” of his mother and his mother comforted him. His voice broke as he pleaded for life.
Chavez cried out to Jesus to spare his life at a service in Venezuela.
The Telegraph reported:
Very little is known about the 57-year-old socialist leader’s condition, including even what type of cancer he has. Chavez has undergone three operations in less than a year, and received two sessions of radiation treatment.
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He says the latest surgery was successful, that he is recovering well and will be fit to win a new six-year term at an election in October. Yet big questions remain about his future, and on Thursday the strain appeared to show.
In a televised speech to the Catholic service in his home state of Barinas, Chavez cried and his voice broke as he eulogised Jesus, revolutionary fighter Ernesto “Che” Guevara and South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.
“Never forget that we are the children of giants … I could not avoid some tears,” the former soldier said, his parents and other relatives looking on from the church rows.
“Give me your crown, Jesus. Give me your cross, your thorns so that I may bleed. But give me life, because I have more to do for this country and these people. Do not take me yet,” Chavez added, standing below an image of Jesus with the Crucifix.