Incident: Chapel of the Blood of Christ attacked

General Information
Title: Chapel of the Blood of Christ attacked
Country: Nicaragua
State/Province: Managua
City: Managua
Other Address:
Date of Incident: 2020-07-31
Security Level: Public
Summary:
A person threw a Molotov cocktail to the Chapel of the Blood of Christ in the Cathedral of Managua causing a fire inside the temple. The Archdiocese of Managua pointed out that this event represented one of the many acts that reflect hatred of the Catholic Church and its evangelizing work.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 1
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 0
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: FSLN party simpatizhers
Responsible actor category: Ideological pressure groups
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (Catholic)
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