Vox Populi

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Rev. John Dear: Daniel Berrigan and his fearless nonviolence, at 100

Five years since his death and 100 since his birth, legendary priest, author, poet and activist Daniel Berrigan continues to offer wisdom and insight on living a life of creative nonviolence.

May 16, 2021 · 1 Comment

Frida Berrigan: Liz McAlister’s fearsome mom-ness

The world may know her as an antiwar leader, a fearless Plowshares activist and the wife of Phil Berrigan, but to her children Liz McAlister is simply mom — and … Continue reading

May 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Daniel Berrigan: Apology

Our apologies good friends for the fracture of good order the burning of paper instead of children the angering of the orderlies in the front parlor of the charnel house … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

W. J. Astore: “Members of the jury, you have just found Jesus Christ guilty”

Remembering the Catonsville Nine In May 1968, nine Catholic activists set fire to draft records in Catonsville, Maryland, in a deliberate act of sabotage and protest against the Vietnam War. … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

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