DanielBerriganAnti-WarSermon.StPatrick’sCathNYC1972.WilliamESauroNYT

Fr. Daniel Berrigan has died, a poet, Jesuit priest and lifelong peace activist. He and his brother Philip, also a priest, caused a sensation in 1971 after they burned draft records outside a Knights of Columbus Hall in Catonsville, Maryland at the height of the Vietnam War. They were arrested, tried and imprisoned; Daniel made a play out of the trial transcripts called “The Trial of the Catonsville 9,” which has received many productions since its debut. Above: giving an antiwar sermon in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City in 1972. (William E. Sauro/The New York Times)

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