Church & State in Nicaragua: Probing the Relationship

Sunday 22 October

This webinar will confront allegations that the Nicaraguan government is conducting “a cutthroat campaign to silence its opponents, targeting religious orders, Catholic institutions, and media in addition to ordinary people of faith….” (Newsweek, Oct. 3)


The speakers will also provide troubling evidence about some church leaders’ anti-government activities.

Join us for other viewpoints and in-depth discussion, with ample time for your questions during Q&A.

Featured speakers: Becca Renk, community development worker in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for over 20 years, who has written several articles on the church in Nicaragua Dr. James J. Phillips, former Jesuit, author of books and articles on Honduras and Nicaragua, who lived in Nicaragua for several years and maintains ties there

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