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Ortega Dictatorship Expels a Another Religious Congregation from Nicaragua

Sep 22, 2022

The dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua has expelled the Religious Sisters of the Cross, thus continuing its attacks against the Catholic Church in Nicaragua.

Pope John Paul II prays in Managua's cathedral before ending his visit to Nicaragua on Feb. 7, 1996. Photo by RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP via Getty Images

St. John Paul II’s "dark night" in Nicaragua

Aug 27, 2022

When then Pope John Paul II’s plane landed in Nicaragua on March 4, 1983, the authorities were waiting, including Daniel Ortega, who with his wife, Rosario Murillo, now lead the country’s current dictatorship.

Bishop Eugenio Salazar Mora kneels before the superior of the Missionaries of Charity expelled from Nicaragua on July 6, 2022. Credit: Facebook / Video capture

Missionaries of Charity Sisters Expelled from Nicaragua Received in Costa Rica

Jul 12, 2022

Bishop Eugenio Salazar Mora of Tilarán-Liberia in Costa Rica greeted the nuns one by one and knelt as he greeted their superior.

Missionaries of Charity leave Nicaragua on July 6, 2022. Credit: P. Sunil Kumar Adugula

Missionaries of Charity Expelled from Nicaragua

Jul 7, 2022

The action is the latest in religious persecutions that have escalated there in the last four years.

Missionaries of Charity. Credit: Willuconquer (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Missionaries of Charity among Nongovernmental Entities Ordered to Shut Down in Nicaragua

Jun 30, 2022

The order to shut down the sisters and 100 other nongovernmental organizations was requested by a Sandinista legislator in a June 22 letter.

Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, appointed as the representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Specialized Institutions in Geneva. Credit: Antilles Episcopal Conference - AEC/Facebook

Nigerian-born Apostolic Nuncio Appointed Holy See Permanent Observer to UN in Geneva

Dec 20, 2021

Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, a member of the Clergy of Nigeria’s Aba Diocese, as the representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Specialized Institutions in Geneva.

Pope Francis waves from his window overlooking St. Peter’s Square during an Angelus address. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Urges Catholics to Follow ‘God’s Logic’

Aug 2, 2020

Pope Francis urged Catholics Sunday to follow “God’s logic” by taking responsibility for the welfare of others.