Police arrest a priest on charges of treason
Nicaraguan police arrested Father Jaime Iván Montesinos Sauceda on Tuesday night, 23 May.
Trappist sisters are leaving Nicaragua because of persecution
President Ortega's regime has already ordered the closure of nine Catholic radio stations and three Church-affiliated TV stations.
Catholic priests in Nicaragua sentenced to 10 years in prison
A judge sentenced 4 Catholic Nicaraguan priests and 2 seminarians to a 10-year prison term this past Monday.
Ortega's Socialist regime imprisons priests in Nicaragua
Fr. Óscar Danilo Benavidez Dávila was arrested in August this year along with other clergymen
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”.