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Why We Must Defend Nicaragua’s Bishops

Categories: Articles:Social Justice | Published: 07/11/2018 | Views: 341

The latest campaign of attacks unleashed against Monsignor Silvio Baez represents a new chapter in the moral bankruptcy of the dictatorship, in its persecution against the Catholic Church.

About a year ago, the Auxiliary Bishop of Managua, Silvio Baez, revealed in an interview on “Esta Semana” (This Week) the warning that Pope Francis made to the members of the Episcopal Conference, during a meeting at the Vatican. Take into account, warned Francis, that if the Church of Nicaragua maintains its commitment to the people, denouncing injustice and telling the truth, it will also be the object of “espionage, persecution and martyrdom.”

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