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