Marxist poet and suspended priest Ernesto Cardenal is a notorious figure of liberation theology. He was famously scolded by Pope John Paul II on the tarmac of Managua airport for defying Church authority. Cardenal had been told not to take a position in the Sandinista government and did so anyways. So where can he find an audience these days? Loyola University in Maryland, among other places, according to this story.
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