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Nicaragua: bishops launch Rosary crusade

Catholic World News - May 13, 2011

The bishops of Nicaragua have launched a national Rosary crusade for peace ahead of national elections later this year. The crusade will culminate in a day of prayer and fasting on July 1.

The bishops launched the crusade at Rivas, a small city in the southwestern part of the nation. The faithful responded with boos when the city’s mayor began to deliver a politicized speech for the occasion.

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