Dorothy Day
Dorothy Day, Obl.O.S.B. (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was an American journalist, social activist, and devout Catholic convert. She advocated the Catholic economic theory of distributism. In ...
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Ade Bethune
Ade Bethune (January 12, 1914 – May 1, 2002) was a Catholic liturgical artist.She was associated with the Catholic Worker Movement, and designed an early masthead of its publication, the Catholic Work...
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Karl Meyer (activist)
Karl Meyer (born 1937) is an American pacifist, activist, Catholic Worker and tax resister. He is the son of William H. Meyer, a former member of the U...
Kathy Kelly
Kathy Kelly (born 1952) is an American peace activist, pacifist and author, one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness, and currently a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. ...
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Stephen Spiro
Stephen Spiro (1939–2007) was a political activist known for his opposition against the Vietnam War and his advocacy of a consistent life ethic. Opposing the Vietnam war based on the theory of Just Wa...
Robert Ellsberg
Robert Ellsberg, son of Daniel Ellsberg is the editor-in chief and publisher of Orbis Books, the publishing arm of Maryknoll.
Robert is the son of Carol Cummins, the daughter of a Marine Corps Bri...
Peter Maurin
Peter Maurin (May 9, 1877 – May 15, 1949) was a Catholic social activist who founded the Catholic Worker Movement in 1933 with Dorothy Day.Maurin expressed his ideas through short pieces of verse that...
Fritz Eichenberg
Fritz Eichenberg (October 24, 1901 – November 30, 1990) was a German-American illustrator who worked primarily in wood engraving. His best-known works were concerned with religion, social justice and...
Rita Corbin
Rita Corbin was a Catholic Worker and artist. Her prints have been used in religious publications, such as the newspaper The Catholic Worker and Commonweal, as well as in publications by peace organi...
Ammon Hennacy
Ammon Ashford Hennacy (July 24, 1893 – January 14, 1970) was an Irish-American pacifist, Christian anarchist, social activist, member of the Catholic Worker Movement and a Wobbly. He established ...
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Carmen Trotta
Carmen Trotta is a pacifist. Consistent with his service in the Catholic Worker Movement, he has been an opponent of the war in Iraq, even when it had the support of 90% of US citizens. He is an ass...
Daniel Berrigan
Daniel J. Berrigan, S.J. (born May 9, 1921), is an American Catholic priest, counterculture peace activist, and poet.
Berrigan was born in Virginia, Minnesota, on May 9, 1921. His mother, Frieda (...
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Utah Phillips
Bruce Duncan "Utah" Phillips (May 15, 1935 – May 23, 2008) was an American labor organizer, folk singer, storyteller, poet and the "Golden Voice of the Great Southwest". He described the strugg...
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Caoimhe Butterly
Caoimhe Butterly (born 1978) is an Irish peace activist who has worked with AIDS victims in Zimbabwe, the homeless in New York, and with Zapatistas in Mexico as well as more recently in the Middle Eas...
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Peter De Mott
Peter De Mott was born in 1947 and died in 2009. He served in the Vietnam War as a United States Marine and later served in Turkey as a U. S. Army translator. During this time he developed strong ant...
John Cort
John C. Cort (1913–2006), was a longtime Christian socialist writer and activist. He was the co-chair of the Religion and Socialism Commission of the Democratic Socialists of America. He was based in...
James Loney (peace activist)
James Loney (born 1964) is a Canadian peace activist who has worked for several years with Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq and Palestine. On November 26, 2005, he was kidnapped in Baghdad along wi...
Jim Dowling
Jim Dowling is a self-declared human rights, free speech and anti-war activist from Brisbane, Australia. Together with fellow Catholic Worker activists, Ciaron O'Reilly and Angela Jones, he founded th...
Ciaron O'Reilly
Ciaron O'Reilly (born 1960) is a long-time Catholic Worker, nonviolent resister and Christian anarchist. O'Reilly took part in the 1980s civil rights, social justice and free speech movement in Queens...
Barry O'Toole
George Barry O'Toole (1886–26 March 1944 ) was a founding member of the Catholic Radical Alliance. He was important for clarifying the right of Catholics to conscientious objector status. He b...
Jim Forest
Jim Forest (born 2 November 1941) is a writer, lay theologian, educator, peace activist. Since 1989, a year after his reception into the Orthodox Church, he has been international secretary of the Ort...
James W. Douglass
James W. "Jim" Douglass (born 1937) is an American author, activist, and Christian theologian. He is a graduate of Santa Clara University. He and his wife, Shelley Douglass, founded the Ground Zero Ce...
Plowshares Movement
The Plowshares Movement is an anti-nuclear weapons and (mostly) Christian pacifist movement that advocates active resistance to war. The group often practices a form of symbolic protest that involves ...