Fr. Ernesto Cardenal, visionary poet and complicated voice for justice and peace

by Dan Moriarty Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns I was a child in 1979 when Sandinistas guerrillas toppled the brutal and corrupt Somoza regime in Nicaragua. But from those heady years of conflict and prophetic witness, one image emerged that, for me, encapsulates the complexities of the time: the photo of Ernesto Cardenal, white-bearded revolutionary … Continue reading Fr. Ernesto Cardenal, visionary poet and complicated voice for justice and peace

COLOMBIA: U.S. faith leaders support a just peace in Colombia

from the Latin America Working GroupĀ  NOTE: Pax Christi USA has signed onto this letter. A statement released on Monday, May 23rd as part of the 11th annual Days of Prayer and Action for Peace in Colombia celebrated in the United States and Colombia was signed by 25 leaders of faith-based organizations and religious communities … Continue reading COLOMBIA: U.S. faith leaders support a just peace in Colombia