The Nicaragua police also said that the Archbishop of Managua and vice president of the Nicaraguan Bishops Conference, Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, visited Bishop Álvarez this morning.
The niece of the bishop of Matagalpa, Yoselin Álvarez, reported this morning that the police also raided the house of the prelate's parents.
While waiting for the Curia's organization chart to be finally completed and for all appointments to be confirmed or not, these episodes help to understand the criteria that may underlie some choices.
The Fresno diocese has long had warm relations with farmworkers.
The St. Anthony statue, which has been a fixture at the school for eight years, was toppled over in the attack. Statues of the Blessed Mother and Saint Joseph were also desecrated.
Luka Binniyat is set to stand trial before a Nigerian magistrate on Sept. 6.