In Nicaragua, Tensions Escalate between Ortega-Murillo Government and the Catholic Church. — Dr. Minúscula

Note from the blogger: Our readers will recall this blog’s support for the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Managua, the Discalced Carmelite and Nicaraguan native Silvio José Báez. It may be of interest to know that the Catholic parish mentioned in this article, St. Michael the Archangel, is the home parish of the Báez family. Blogger Dr. Minúscula provides outstanding coverage of the socio-political strife and the Ortega government’s violent and brutal repression of the Church in Nicaragua. We are grateful for the first-hand knowledge and insight the professor brings to reporting on this fluid situation.

 

A hunger strike staged inside the Parish of St. Michael the Archangel in Masaya has led to a tense standoff between the Nicaraguan government, led by Daniel Ortega, and the Catholic Church. The protesters demand the release of over 100 people that the Ortega-Murillo authorities have classified as common criminals. However, the Civic Alliance for…

via In Nicaragua, Tensions Escalate between Ortega-Murillo Government and the Catholic Church. — Dr. Minúscula

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