Nicaraguan Police Detain Catholic Bishop and Several Other Priests Critical of President Daniel Ortega’s Administration in Raid on Diocese

Nicaraguan Police Detain Catholic Bishop and Several Other Priests Critical of President Daniel Ortega’s Administration in Raid on Diocese

Nicaraguan police on Friday raided the residence of a Roman Catholic bishop critical of President Daniel Ortega’s administration, detaining him and several other priests in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the church and a government increasingly intolerant of dissent.