Skip to comments.Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaraguan Priest, Poet and Revolutionary, Dies at 95
Posted on 03/01/2020 3:49:29 PM PST by NRx
The Rev. Ernesto Cardenal, one of Latin Americas most admired poets and priests, who defied the Roman Catholic Church in the 1980s by serving in the revolutionary Sandinista government of Nicaragua, died on Sunday in Managua, Nicaragua. He was 95.
His personal assistant, Luz Marina Acosta, confirmed his death to The Associated Press.
Born to a wealthy Nicaraguan family, Father Cardenal became a prominent intellectual voice of the Nicaraguan revolution and an ardent proponent of liberation theology, a Christian movement rooted in Marxist principles and committed to social justice and uplifting the poor. He was appointed Nicaraguas first minister of culture after the Sandinistas overthrew the dictator Gen. Anastasio Somoza Debayle in 1979.
...Christ led me to Marx, Father Cardenal said in an interview in 1984. I dont think the pope understands Marxism. For me, the four gospels are all equally communist. Im a Marxist who believes in God, follows Christ, and is a revolutionary for the sake of his kingdom.
His priestly authority was revoked by Nicaraguas bishops that same year. (Three other priests were also disciplined.) Father Cardenals suspension was lifted in February 2019, when Pope Francis granted him absolution from all canonical censorships, the Vatican News reported.
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Christianity and Marxism are absolutely incompatible.
4th paragraph before the word Communist appears.
Frankie is verklempt
Friend of Pope Francis?
Christ led him to Marx?
One time years ago I was visiting a Russian Orthodox Church (ROCOR) and listened as the priest read on and on and on the names of bishops and other high clergy who were martyred by Marxists in the USSR.
God works in mysterious ways, I guess.
Ernesto: Hey, what is that smell? Sulfer? Barbecue? Oh my, I see all my old Communist friends including Satan.
Ché will be the first to greet him.
Satanist, not Christian.
Moses led me to Hitler.
Yes, it sounds just as ludicrous, idiotic and deranged. No wonder the Slimes is singing this Satanist's praises.
Probably won’t be long until Francis beatifies the guy.
One less commie f**ktard.
I worked in a liberal seminary right when Liberation Theology was all the rage.
You would not believe the Scripture-Twisting and false premises that lead to the stupid conclusions.
And the titles of these books were ludicrous:
“Forward Towards a Praxis of Neo-Pagan Liberating Goddess Feminist Essence in a World of Fascist Orthodoxy”
OK. I made that one up.
Forward Towards a Praxis of Neo-Pagan Liberating Goddess Feminist Essence in a World of Fascist Orthodoxy
OK. I made that one up.
Maybe not. I’ll bet you could find that title on Amazon.
LOL...I wouldn’t be a bit surprised!
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