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Dictatorship in Nicaragua Blocks Two Priests Who Attended WYD From Returning to the Country

Credit: Jesus Huerta /JMJ Lisboa 2023/
Cardinal Manuel Clemente, the patriarch of Lisbon, was the main celebrant for the Tuesday evening outdoor opening Mass for World Youth Day held at Eduardo VII Park on Aug. 1, 2023.

The newspaper La Prensa reported that in recent months the dictatorship of Ortega and his wife, Rosario Murillo, has denied entry to Nicaragua “to more than half a dozen priests and lay people, most of them Nicaraguan citizens.”