Thousands march in support of Nicaraguan bishops
Managua, Nicaragua, Jul 31, 2018 / 02:59 pm (ACI Prensa).- The streets of Nicaragua were filled on July 28 by thousands of demonstrators supporting the country’s bishops and priests after repeated attacks by paramilitaries with ties to the government.
The march was organized by the Outcry for Nicaragua movement and the Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy. Its theme was “Pilgrimage for our bishops, defenders of truth and justice.” The Nicaraguan Bishops’ Conference did not participate in the event.
The march, which concluded at the Managua cathedral, took place after Ortega accused the bishops of being “part of the plan with those