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Daniel J. Berrigan, Defiant Priest Who Preached Pacifism, Dies at 94
Daniel Lewis – International New York Times, 2 May 2016
The Rev. Daniel J. Berrigan, a Jesuit priest and poet whose defiant protests helped shape the tactics of opposition to the Vietnam War and landed him in prison, died on Saturday [30 Apr] in New York City. He was 94. The United States was tearing itself apart over civil rights and the war in Southeast Asia when Father Berrigan emerged in the 1960s as an intellectual star of the Roman Catholic “new left,” articulating a view that racism and poverty, militarism and capitalist greed were interconnected pieces of the same big problem: an unjust society.→ read full article