Nicaragua USCIRF–Recommended For Countries Of Particular Concern (CPC)

The government of Nicaragua, under President Daniel
Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo, escalated its campaign
of harassment and severe persecution against the Catholic Church
by targeting clergy, eliminating Church-affiliated organizations, and
placing restrictions on religious observances.

IV Nicaragua Report: A Persecuted Church?

The Nicaraguan lawyer and researcher in exile, Martha Patricia Molina, has presented the IV Nicaragua Report: A Persecuted Church? in which she lists and quantifies the attacks of the Sandinista regime of the Ortega and Murillo couple against the Catholic Church, and, in this edition for the first time, also against the Evangelical and Protestant communities.

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