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Pope Francis Lifts Sanction on Nicaraguan Poet Ernesto Cardenal

After 35 years, the Vatican reversed the punishment again former priest and member of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal. After hearing the news, Cardenal celebrated mass from his hospital bed.
Nicaraguan Poet and Liberation Theologist Ernesto Cardenal delivers a speech during the federal congress of the German left party in Rostock, Germany, on Sunday, May 16, 2010. | Photo: EFE
Nicaraguan priest and poet Ernesto Cardenal, has been “acquitted (by Pope Francis) of all the canonical censures imposed,” to him 35 years ago by John Paul II, in 1984, “because of his political militancy” in the FSLN and the Nicaraguan Sandinista Popular Revolution (RPS).
The Trappist priest and revolutionary poet is one of the founders of Latin American Liberation Theology, which aimed among

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