Pedro Argüelles on Hunger Strike!

With regards to my previous post (“Lead us not into temptation”), today I returned to see Yolanda, Pedro Argüelles’s wife, a Lady in White, where I learned that Pedro Argüelles has been on a hunger strike for five days.

Her eyes teared up, fearing the worst, because she knows that he is very ill and is someone firm in his principles. I remember when we met at Mass and sometimes talked sitting on a park bench opposite the church. I cry out to all people of goodwill. It is not just to keep punishing him because he refuses to go into exile. Please, for the sake of mercy, for the sake of peace and hope, for the government to keep its promise, and for his own rights: Freedom for Pedro Argüelles!

6 February 2011