Tag: Nicaragua

Priest sentenced to 8 years in prison in Nicaragua

The court of Managua found the Nicaraguan priest Oscar Benavidez Dávila guilty of “conspiracy.”

Nicaraguan authorities banned a traditionnal Marian procession

This is not the first time the local regime has banned such services.

Nicaraguan cardinal says Mass at entrance of firebombed cathedral chapel

Cardinal Brenes: "The Church has always suffered and will continue to suffer, but our assurance is that the Lord is with us.”

Nicaragua Catholic cathedral attacked with firebomb

The Archdiocese of Managua complained it was “a condemnable act of sacrilege and desecration.”

U.S. government condemns persecution of Catholic Church in Nicaragua

According to USCIRF commissioner James W. Carr, the threats against religious freedom in Nicaragua “remain troubling”.