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by AC Wimmer CNA Newsroom, Sep 16, 2022 / 05:08 am By a broad majority, members of the European Parliament on Thursday condemned the escalating repression against the Catholic Church and others in Nicaragua. The resolution, passed Sept. 15., criticized the arbitrary “arrest of Bishop Rolando Álvarez” of Matagalpa and called “for his …

by Edie Heipel Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 16, 2022 / 14:00 pm Human rights activist Bianca Jagger is raising awareness of the Nicaraguan regime’s oppression of the Catholic Church, calling on Pope Francis to condemn the government’s targeted attacks on the faithful. In a statement earlier this week, Jagger said …

by Walter Sanchez Silva Managua, Nicaragua, Jul 7, 2022 / 15:00 pm The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, which has been in power for 15 years, expelled 18 Missionaries of Charity from the Central American country on July 6. According to the newspaper El Confidencial, the nuns were taken …

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Nov 18, 2020 / 12:33 pm MT (CNA).- With Hurricane Iota becoming the second major hurricane to hit Central America this November, relief agencies have tried to prepare for even more destruction and have appealed for donations and support from around the world. “Right now the world’s attention …

NA Staff, Aug 6, 2020 / 03:46 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Leopoldo José Brenes Solorzano of Managua said Mass Wednesday at the entrance of the Blood of Christ chapel in his cathedral, which was firebombed last week. “The Church has always suffered and will continue to suffer, but our assurance …

Vatican City, Aug 2, 2020 / 04:35 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis deplored a firebomb attack on a cathedral in Nicaragua Sunday. Speaking after his Angelus address Aug. 2, he condemned the incident in which an unidentified man threw a firebomb into a chapel of Managua’s Cathedral of the Immaculate …

CNA Staff, Jul 31, 2020 / 07:15 pm MT (CNA).- An unidentified man threw a firebomb into a chapel of Managua’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Friday, severely damaging the chapel and a devotional image of Christ more than three centuries old. “This was a planned act, very calmly …