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Dictatorship in Nicaragua expels three priests; exiled bishop meets with Pope Francis

Jan 22, 2024

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Researcher Martha Patricia Molina reported that the dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega expelled from Nicaragua three priests from the same... Read more

A doctor carries out a medical examination of Bishop Rolando Álvarez  on Jan. 2, 2024.

Dictatorship in Nicaragua posts photos of Bishop Álvarez after U.S. calls for his release

Jan 3, 2024

By Diego Lopez Marina

The dictatorship on Jan. 2 released recent images of the Bishop Rolando Álvarez shortly after the United States government demanded... Read more

Cathedral of Managua, Nicaragua.

UPDATE: 4 priests arrested in 2 days by Nicaraguan dictatorship

Dec 29, 2023

By Andrés Henríquez

“We can denote this last year as the year with the most attacks against the Catholic Church in the recent... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matalgalpa, Nicaragua.

Nicaraguan human rights advocate asks British Parliament to help release Bishop Álvarez

Nov 17, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Former Nicaraguan presidential candidate Félix Maradiaga recently visited the British Parliament and asked for support in freeing Nicaragua’s political prisoners. Read more

Auxiliary Bishop Silvio Báez of Managua, Nicaragua.

Nicaraguan bishop: Dictators say they love God while they believe they are gods

Nov 1, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Exiled auxiliary bishop Silvio Báez said that “the dictators say they love God, while they themselves take his place believing... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

6 things you should know about the persecution of the Catholic Church in Nicaragua

Aug 27, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

The Ortega dictatorship has not hesitated to expel nuns, shut down Catholic media outlets, take over ecclesiastical institutions and buildings,... Read more

Daniel Ortega / Bishop Silvio Báez.

Exiled Nicaraguan bishop says Ortega’s attacks are ‘a sign of desperation’

Apr 18, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Auxiliary Bishop Silvio Báez of Managua, Nicaragua responded to new verbal attacks of the country's bishops by Nicaraguan dictator Daniel... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

Nicaraguans respond to ‘staged’ prison interview with Bishop Álvarez

Mar 28, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

El 19 Digital released photos and a video of Bishop Rolando Álvarez, who was visited by a brother and sister... Read more

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.

Nicaraguan bishop responds to insults by Daniel Ortega, calling him ‘corrupt and criminal’

Feb 24, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Silvio Báez, the exiled auxiliary bishop of Managua living in the United States, responded Tuesday to the most recent insults... Read more