The Catholic Church on Friday presented their Pastoral Letter “Towards a more inclusive Costa Rica.”
This statement is intended to “launch an enlightening look at the social situation we are living in Costa Rica” as the press release sent by the Episcopal Conference stated.
“Particularly, our bishops challenged by the Lord to be agents of transformation of the national situation, with respect to situations of exclusion and disregard of fundamental rights of Costa Ricans.” Says the notice.
The presentation will be in charge of Bishop Angel San Casimiro, who explained that analyze the current situation in Costa Rica, “because we as bishops do not live in the stratosphere, we do not live in the mountains, we are part of Costa Rican society.
The presentation will speak on topics such as CCSS crisis, fiscal crisis, poverty and exclusion, social violence and consumerist society.
Since making the new top executive body of the church, is the first time that the church make such a pronouncement.
The appointment will not be the president of the Episcopal Conference, Oscar Fernandez.