The Nicaraguan government intensified its crackdown on the Catholic Church only when it had expelled the Nuncio from the country and effectively severed diplomatic ties with the Holy See.
The Church’s official neutrality is a Christological strategy that ensures that the pastor always reaches all people. It limits the high political risk of defeat and political backlash. It gives the Church a soft landing in case of defeat.
A big majority of Filipinos, most of whom are Catholic, voted for Bongbong. All the pontification fell on deaf ears
Goodness without truth is pretense. Service without truth is manipulation.
The extent to which the Church can go in the US is not applicable in Nigeria because the socio-cultural context of each country differs