The platform get activeOriginally from Mexico, she promotes the digital campaign “Stop the persecution against the Catholic Church in Nicaragua” by collecting signatures on her website. The initiative has received more than 10,500 virtual signatures.
The organization denounces the political trial to which the bishop of the Diocese of Matagalpa, Monsignor Rolando Álvarez Lagos, is subjected, and warns that “they want to take him to prison!”
“Ortega’s rampant acts have had no limits in a nation mired in marginalization and poverty and for this reason he now keeps the Bishop of Matagalpa, Mons. Rolando Álvarez, one of his strongest critics, “says the publication of the platform.
The campaign explains that “the dictating couple of Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo want to humiliate Mons. Rolando Álvarez because the bishop has exposed his rottenness and cruelty from the pulpit ».
Monsignor Álvarez is the bishop of Matagalpa and was imprisoned by the Ortega and Murillo dictatorship on August 19, 2022, but it was not until December 13 that the regime decided to file an accusation.
The bishop is accused of the alleged crimes of conspiracy to undermine national integrity and propagation of false news to the detriment of the State and Nicaraguan society, the same charges that were brought against opponents on the eve of the 2021 presidential elections.
Monsignor Álvarez was taken this Tuesday, January 10, to the initial hearing of the judicial process that was opened against him. The Ortega justice admitted the accusation, maintained preventive detention and referred him to an oral and public trial, but the date of its realization is unknown.
“Enough of the rampant religious persecution in Nicaragua, which disrupts with impunity the right to religious freedom, enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Let’s not allow the Daniel Ortega-Rosario Murillo duo to erase the representatives of the Catholic Church from Nicaragua and with them, their pastoral, evangelizing and social work! », He demands.