The prelate explained that “regarding the El Dorado Airport terminal chapel that was closed, there are two actors: the Secretariat of the Government of the Bogotá Mayor’s Office [directed by Mayor Claudia López], which made the request and notified OPAIN, which is the second actor, to get the Catholic Church out of there and apportion it to all religions.”
Córdoba said that “OPAIN complied with that notification and notified us that we had to leave.” The bishop of Fontibón said that although the company could have decided to let the chapel stay, “it ended up throwing us out and throwing out the Catholic Church.”
“That they are going to give us an hour [a day to celebrate Mass] and all religions another hour, that’s something else. We had to get everything out. We left because they told us to leave, they didn’t want to talk, we had a meeting and it was only to notify us, and they kept notifying us to leave,” he said.
The bishop stressed that “OPAIN was the…