This week marks the 85th anniversary of the Catholic Worker movement. A friend of the movement, peace activist and Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan died April 30, 2016. His life is explored in a new biography and memoir, At Play in the Lions' Den: A Biography and Memoir of Daniel Berrigan, published by Orbis Books.
On the show today:
- Since 1933, a decentralized approach has led Catholic Worker communities to carry out a variety of ministries that are limited only by members' interests, resources and creativity.
- In April, Midwest Catholic Workers held a retreat and pipeline protest.
- Those who want to read one book on Daniel Berrigan ought to look no further than At Play in the Lions' Den, says one reviewer.
- Tom Roberts profiled Dan Berrigan for NCR in 1996.
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