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Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day was born in 1897 and died in 1980. She was a famous Catholic convert and social activist. She was also a well-known American journalist who early on wrote for socialist magazines and newspapers and then transitioned to Catholic media outlines. Day was also a distributist, a third-way economic philosophy that is part of Catholic Social Teaching, anarchism, arguing that social relations were healthiest when maintained outside of the state and that the state should be abolished, and in pacifism. She also was a co-founder, with Peter Maurin, of The Catholic Worker, a magazine that helped to establish the Catholic Worker movement that sought a nonviolent defense of aid to the poor and advocacy in defense of them.

Day is the main character of The Long Loneliness, which is her autobiography. Day was born in Brooklyn, though her family moved around the country as her father looked for...

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