Cardenal Ernesto


Nicaraguan suspended catholic priest, socialist politician and poet. Studied Philosophy and Literature at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma of Mexico. Until 1949 at the Columbia University in New York (USA). Studied Theology in Mexico and Columbia. Prominent representative of the liberation theology. From 1979 until 1987 Minister of Culture of Nicaragua. 1988 founder (together with Dietmar Schönherr) of the international cultural and development project “Casa de los tres mundos” in Granada (Nicaragua). Was awarded in 2009 with the GLOBART Award.