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Dictatorship in Nicaragua freezes fund for retired priests

Jul 25, 2023

By Walter Sánchez Silva

A Nicaraguan lawyer and researcher reported that elderly priests are not receiving their pensions from the national insurance funds for... Read more

Central Bank of Nicaragua.

Dictatorship in Nicaragua freezes bank accounts of some priests

Jun 16, 2023

By Diego López Marina

The dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega has ordered the bank accounts of several priests in some Nicaraguan dioceses to be... Read more

Nicaraguan academic and political activist Felix Maradiaga speaks during an interview with AFP in Managua on Feb. 11, 2021.

Nicaragua dictatorship confiscates assets of political prisoners it deported to U.S.

Jun 13, 2023

By Diego López Marina

A Nicaraguan court on June 9 announced the “freezing and forfeiture” of assets of the 222 political prisoners deported to... Read more

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, Diocese of Estelí, Nicaragua.

Dictatorship in Nicaragua withholds more than $500,000 donated by CRS to the Church

Jun 7, 2023

By Diego López Marina

An investigation has revealed that the Ortega dictatorship withheld more than half a million dollars donated to the Church in... Read more

Can Americans today afford to have kids?

Dec 9, 2018

By Michelle La Rosa

When Alicia Hernon realized she was pregnant with her eighth child, her first reaction was to start crying. Read more

Money roll.

Wealthy donors working to limit 'inappropriate' religious freedom

Oct 18, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

A network of wealthy donors is funding a series of well-organized lobbying campaigns to restrict legal protections for religious freedom,... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience April 16, 2014.

Pope Francis explains why your money won't save you

Feb 4, 2017

Pope Francis warned of the “hidden victims” of capitalism, the idolatry of money and false philanthropy, telling a Saturday gathering... Read more

Here's what the Catholic Church has to say about your paycheck

Dec 29, 2016

By Adelaide Mena

“To defraud anyone of wages that are his due is a great crime which cries to the avenging anger of... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on September 2, 2015.

Soros money tried to exploit Pope's US visit to influence 2016 elections

Sep 1, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Billionaire George Soros’ Open Society Foundations sought to use Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. to influence the 2016 elections... Read more