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Nicaragua bishop on hunger strike to protest police harassment

Many members of the clergy in Nicaragua have suffered because of their opposition to the government and its policies. In March, President Daniel Ortega expelled the ambassador of the Holy See. A Nicaraguan bishop began an indefinite hunger strike on Thursday, May 19 as a protest against police harassment. This is only the latest in […]

ACN Interview: Bishop Rolando José Álvarez Lagos of Matagalpa, Nicaragua

NICARAGUA “The unity of the Church is the greatest strength that we bishops have” Nicaragua is still shaken by the crisis that began 14 months ago. The country continues to make headlines as it did in mid-June with the pardoning of almost one hundred people who were still imprisoned for protesting against the government the […]