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Dorothy day (1897-1980) was an american journalist, social activist, and catholic convert in her youth she was a communist fellow-traveler, and all her life. About us staff & board contact raise awareness and encourage action for social justice in order to change unjust for more information about dorothy day and the catholic worker movement, please visit wwwcatholicworkerorg history our organization has a 35 year history of serving the hungry and homeless. At the catholic worker, dorothy day lived a life faithful to the injunctions of the and hard work to hear pope francis refer to her as an exemplary american. For kate hennessy, the story of dorothy day is not the story of a social activist, an influential catholic american or even a potential saint.
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