Ortega Arrests 4 Senior Priests in COntinued Crackdown on Nicaraguan clergy

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By Marco Echevarria

Nicaraguan priest Marcos Díaz Prado was arrested by the Nicaraguan Police, with four priests imprisoned in the last 24 hours, denounced Nicaraguan lawyer and investigating exiled Martha Patricia Molina.

“Policia Sandinista kidnaps Monsignor Marcos Diaz Prado, vicar of the church of St. Thomas the Apostle of the port of Corinth, in the Pacific,” said Molina, author of the study entitled “Nicaragua: A Persecuted Church” through her social network account X (formerly Twitter).

According to the investigator, to date there is no formal accusation against Díaz Prado, of the Diocese of León and Chinandega, in northwest Nicaragua, and that there is no information on his whereabouts.

This article has been translated from the original which first appeared in Prensa Libre