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

REFLECTION: The Life and Death of Daniel Berrigan

by Fr. John Dear Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Rev. Daniel Berrigan, the renown anti-war activist, award-winning poet, author and Jesuit priest, who inspired religious opposition to the Vietnam war and later the U.S. nuclear weapons industry, died at age 94, just a week shy of his 95th birthday. He died of natural causes … Continue reading REFLECTION: The Life and Death of Daniel Berrigan