ACH045: Dorothy Day famously asked not to be called a saint in her lifetime. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us this Catholic champion of the rights and dignity of the poor and laborers was lauded for her holiness even as others decried her former roots in Communist beliefs. Who was this founder of the Catholic Worker Movement?
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Links for this episode:
- Dorothy Day: What Catholics don’t understand about communism | America Magazine
- An ‘Intimate Portrait’ Of Dorothy Day, The Catholic Activist With A Bohemian Past : NPR
- General Audience of 13 February 2013 | BENEDICT XVI
- Catholic Worker Movement
- Dorothy Day – Wikipedia
- Brief Biography | The Dorothy Day Guild
- Dorothy Day’s Radical Faith | The New Yorker
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