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

Celebrating the life of Fr. John Rausch, glmy, PCUSA Teacher of Peace

“I hope everyone in Pax Christi USA will join me in celebrating the life of an extraordinary man, Fr. John Rausch. John was named Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace in 2007; he was a champion for the poor in Appalachia, and a leading religious figure in the fight against climate change. He was a … Continue reading Celebrating the life of Fr. John Rausch, glmy, PCUSA Teacher of Peace