Fr Fernando Cardenal passed away

Fr Fernando Cardenal sj died in Managua on February 20th at the age of 82. He had a life of advocacy and active commitment to the poor. He became engaged in the Nicaraguan revolution against the Somoza dictatorship. Fr. Cardenal led the Nicaraguan literacy campaign and served as the country’s Minister of Education. As a consequence, he had to leave the Society in 1984 only to be readmitted in 1997. At present he was the national director of Fe y Alegría in Nicaragua. To know more…