violence is not the answer

We join with the U.S. Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph in condemning the ongoing violence in Nicaragua

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Join us in prayer for the people of Nicaragua whose voices have been violently silenced as they protest for reforms in the nation’s social security system.

President Daniel Ortega, leader of the 1979 Sandinista revolution, was President of Nicaragua from 1984-90 and reassumed the position, which he still holds, in 2007. It is interesting to note that some believe Ortega is becoming like former dictator Anastasio Somoza who he worked to overthrow in 1979.

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The Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania is a congregation of vowed religious women, agregees and associates who minister in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie, Pennsylvania. The congregation is part of the U.S. Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph composed of more than 4,203 sisters, 25 agregees, and 3,032 associates.