DAY, DOROTHY (1897–1980), personalist revolutionary, journalist, and lecturer. Between 1933, when she brought out the first penny-a-copy issue of the Catholic Worker, and 1980, whe...
Born November 8, 1897
Brooklyn, New York
Died November 29, 1980
New York, New York
Journalist, advocate for the poor
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Born November 8, 1897 Brooklyn, New York Died November 29, 1980 Brooklyn, New York
Social service provider, peace activist, editor, and religious worker
Dorothy Day remains one of the mo...
Dorothy Day (1897-1980) was a founder of the Catholic Worker Movement which joined radical social reform with the Roman Catholic faith in a movement for social justice and peace.Dorothy Day was born o...
Dorothy Day was a radical journalist and social activist who has had a great influence on modern American Catholicism, and on many people outside the church as well. As the cofounder of the Catholic W...