On This Rock I will Break My Church

September 1982
National Review;9/17/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p1127
The article reports on the religious conflict in Nicaragua. There has been much publicity of Marxist Catholics in Latin America. Pope John Paul II has criticized the People's Church in Nicaragua for promoting Marxists. Pope has expressed his criticism in a letter to Archbishop Obando y Bravo. The Nicaraguan government refused to run the letter in the newspapers. However, Sandinistas permitted running of the letter in the newspapers provided it was not given page-one treatment. Nicaraguan Protestant minority are also facing tough times as missionaries are expelled and churches taken over.


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