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Crucifix in Managua cathedral torched in ‘hatred of the Church’

The Catholic community in Nicaragua is left deeply wounded after a man destroys a crucifix in Managua’s cathedral with a petrol bomb. By Vatican News August 1, 2020 Cardinal Leopoldo José Brenes, Archbishop of Managua, has described an attack on the city’s Catholic cathedral as “an... read more
A Nicaraguan demonstrator protesting President Daniel Ortega's government at Central American University in Managua. (CNS photo/Oswaldo Rivas, Reuters)

Jesuit provincials demand end to Nicaraguan harassment

By David Agren, Daily Pilot, February 10, 2020 MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- Jesuit provincials have demanded that Nicaraguan authorities end a "campaign of slander and aggressions" against the Jesuit-run Central American University in Managua and its rector, Jesuit Father Jose Alberto Idiaquez, "as... read more

Mob enters Managua cathedral, attacks hunger strikers, damages property

by David Agren, Catholic News Service, November 19, 2019 MEXICO CITY — A pro-government mob entered the cathedral in Managua, Nicaragua, damaging property, attacking hunger strikers inside the building and jostling a priest and nun. Independent media reported police stood by idly as the... read more