Quotes by Dorothy Day

About Dorothy Day:

Dorothy Day was an American journalist, social activist, Christian socialist and devout Catholic convert. She advocated the Catholic economic theory of distributism. In the 1930s, Day worked closely with fellow activist Peter Maurin to establish the Catholic Worker Movement, a pacifist movement that continues to combine direct aid for the poor and homeless with nonviolent direct action on their behalf. She served as editor of the Catholic Worker newspaper from 1933 until her death in 1980.

Author Bio

  • NameDorothy Day
  • DescriptionSocial activist
  • BornNovember 8, 1897
  • DiedNovember 29, 1980
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionJournalist; Writer
  • AwardsGandhi Peace Award; Pacem In Terris Award; National Women's Hall Of Fame