- Jan 25, 2021
Dorothy Day’s witness nearly 100 years ago sets an example for today’s society, according to a Duquesne University professor who is writing a book on the life of the co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement.
A 75-year-old protester associated with the Catholic Worker movement who struck his head on pavement after being shoved back by police remained hospitalized Tuesday with a fractured skull, his attorney said.
Catholic activist Martin Gugino long has been anti-war, anti-hunger, anti-violence, when it comes to opposing social ills, but the one “anti” that doesn’t fit the bill is the “antifa” moniker President Donald Trump tried to pin on him in a June 9 tweet, friends say.
Davenport Bishop Thomas R. Zinkula has asked the chief of Homeland Security in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to release three Guatemalan immigrant detainees because the COVID-19 pandemic “places immigrants being detained in a very vulnerable situation.”
The sainthood cause for Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, believes it could have all of the documentation prepared at some point next year to send to the Vatican Congregation for Saints’ Causes.
As the spread of the coronavirus forces restrictions on almost every sector of the economy, Catholic organizations are adapting amidst challenges to how they aid the most vulnerable.