Tags: persecution

Mixed news as Nicaraguan bishops and priests unshackled and exiled

“Exile is not freedom”, an Irish missionary has warned following the release of prominent critic of the totalitarian regime in Nicaragua Bishop Rolando Álvarez, along with 18 other clergy from prison. The news of their release was formally announced by the Vatican on Sunday. Bishop Álvarez, of the Diocese of Matagalpa, was openly critical of…

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Senator Mullen: Govt ‘allergic’ to speaking up for persecuted Christians

There’s a danger that persecuted Christians in Nigeria and other parts of the world are “out of sight, out of mind”, Independent Senator Rónán Mullen has said. The “least” Government can do is use whatever levers they have to try and pressure uncooperative countries, such as Nigeria and Nicaragua where attacks on Christians are rife,…

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A Christian approach to immigration policy

We must strive for the common good of immigrants and citizens alike, writes David Quinn What is the right Christian approach to immigration? There is definitely one approach that is all wrong, which to simply close our borders and never ‘welcome the stranger’, to always say ‘there is no room at the inn’. But after…

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