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Poet and Prophet: The Peacemaking Legacy of Daniel Berrigan, S.J.

posted on May 2, 2016

The Rev. Luke Hansen of America magazine reports, “Daniel Berrigan, the Jesuit priest and acclaimed poet who for decades famously challenged U.S. Catholics to reject war and nuclear weapons, died on April 30 at the Murray-Weigel Jesuit Community in the Bronx, New York. He was 94.” Hansen cites a quote about Berrigan from the writer Kurt Vonnegut, who wrote, “For me, Father Daniel Berrigan is Jesus as a poet. If this be heresy, make the most of it.”

Read at America