Remember brave bishop jailed in Nicaragua

Remember brave bishop jailed in Nicaragua Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, prays at a Catholic church in Managua on May 20, 2022. In February 2023, after refusing deportation to the US, Bishop Álvarez was sentenced to more than 26 years in prison. August 4 marked the one-year anniversary of his arrest.

As you read this, a courageous bishop is sitting in solitary confinement in a Nicaraguan prison – Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa. We are so flooded with bad news that it can sometimes be hard to care about a country thousands of miles away. The Irish Catholic has played a valuable role in helping us…

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