Tag: Nicaragua

Costa Rica, Nicaragua preparing to receive World Youth Day pilgrims

Costa Rica, Nicaragua preparing to receive World Youth Day pilgrims

| Lorena Rojas | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Panama isn’t the only country that will host World Youth Day pilgrims in January.

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Bishops, journalists attacked at church in Nicaragua

Bishops, journalists attacked at church in Nicaragua

| David Agren | July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nicaraguan bishops and clergy were attacked by armed groups aligned with the government July 9 as violence in the Central American country escalated and affected the Catholic Church, which has provided humanitarian assistance in its parishes and has tried to diffuse a worsening political crisis through dialogue.

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Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

Latin American Catholics say ‘personal’ experiences boost evangelicals

| Cody Weddle | May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

On a recent Sunday morning, Anderson Cedeno, 32, lifted his hands to the sky like the thousands around him, singing along to the lyrics projected on three massive screens overhead.

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Parish partnerships forge reciprocal relationships

Parish partnerships forge reciprocal relationships

| Kathryn Elliott | October 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bonnie Steele associates the word “charity” with a government food truck. Growing up in North Minneapolis, the truck would pull up, neighbors would crowd each other out to get free food, and Steele remembers feeling ashamed.

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Former nun, now 90, tells story of her part in ending Nicaragua crisis

Former nun, now 90, tells story of her part in ending Nicaragua crisis

| Kathy Berken for The Catholic Spirit | October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The most amazing thing about Alicia Meyer is not that she got an iPad for her 90th birthday or that she was formerly a nun (St. Joseph of Carondelet Sister Mary Arthur). The most amazing thing is that Meyer fearlessly helped end a military/political hostage takeover in Nicaragua in the 1960s.

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