Bishop Silvio Jose Baez Ortega

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Some photographs of Nicaraguan Bishop Rolando Álvarez disseminated by the dictatorship of Nicaragua in November 2023.

Nicaraguan dictatorship releases new photos, video of imprisoned Bishop Álvarez

Nov 30, 2023

By Walter Sánchez Silva

In response to demands for proof that Bishop Rolando Álvarez is still alive, Nicaraguan officials released new images of the... Read more

Missionaries of Charity

Ortega government orders dissolution of Missionaries of Charity in Nicaragua

Jun 29, 2022

By CNA Staff

The order to shut down the sisters and 100 other nongovernmental organizations was requested by a Sandinista legislator in a... Read more

Pope Francis greets Bishop Silvio Jose Baez Ortega, Auxiliary Bishop of Managua, at the Vatican during the Nicaraguan bishops' ad limina, Sept. 16, 2017.

Nicaraguan bishop to go to Rome amid security concerns

Apr 12, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has asked Auxiliary Bishop Silvio José Báez Ortega of Managua to serve the Church in Rome for a... Read more