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Pro-government groups besiege another Nicaraguan church

MEXICO CITY  -- Pro-government mobs besieged another Nicaraguan parish, further inflaming tensions between the Catholic Church and President Daniel Ortega, whose Sandinista regime is...

A day of recognition brings hope near El Paso border wall...

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Up until July, 30-year-old Ingrid had a successful career as a pharmacist in her native Nicaragua. She owned a home, where...

Bishop Silvio Baez Ortega summoned to Rome as threats worsen in...

MEXICO CITY -- A Nicaraguan bishop said he will leave the country indefinitely as concerns for his security increase -- presumably the product of...

Turmoil in Nicaragua focus of diplomats from Organization of American States

WASHINGTON -- For a few hours, Gio Gomez left the warmth of the Florida sun and headed north toward an arctic blast in Washington....

Nicaraguan bishops to pray for exorcism as violence continues

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- As attacks on Catholic clergy continue and anti-government protesters are besieged by Nicaraguan police and paramilitaries, the bishops said they would...

Nicaraguan bishops, clergy under attack by pro-government supporters

COPAN, Honduras -- Nicaraguan bishops and clergy were attacked by armed groups aligned with the government July 9 as violence in the Central American...

Nicaraguan bishops denounce death threats against one of their own

MEXICO CITY — The Nicaraguan bishops’ conference has denounced death threats against an outspoken bishop, whose comments on corruption and support for students in...

Pope lifts suspension of Maryknoll priest who was Sandinista official

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lifted the suspension of Maryknoll Father Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann, who was ordered 29 years ago to...

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