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Mr. Chavez was accompanied by his mother, Elena Frias de Chavez, to a Mass in Barinas, Venezuela, on April 5 after a new round of cancer treatment. "Give me your cross, 100 crosses. I'll carry it, but give me life because there are still things left for me to do for these people and for this homeland. Don't take me away yet," he prayed.

Mr. Chavez was accompanied by his mother, Elena Frias de Chavez, to a Mass in Barinas, Venezuela, on April 5 after a new round of cancer treatment. "Give me your cross, 100 crosses. I'll carry it, but give me life because there are still things left for me to do for these people and for this homeland. Don't take me away yet," he prayed.

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