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Catholic Worker Movement women at sexual abuse victims' vigil in Rome Feb. 21, 2019.

Women of Catholic Worker Movement on prayerful pilgrimage for abuse summit

Feb 22, 2019

By Courtney Mares

American women from the Catholic Worker Movement are in Rome this week to pray for the Vatican’s sexual abuse summit... Read more

Dorothy Day.

Dorothy Day, as seen by her granddaughter

Mar 1, 2017

By Perry West

Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement whose cause for canonization has been opened, is the subject of... Read more

Dorothy Day.

A step closer to sainthood for Dorothy Day

Apr 20, 2016

A new stage has begun in the process toward possible canonization for Dorothy Day, the founder of the Catholic Worker... Read more

Dorothy Day, American journalist, social activist and Catholic convert circa 1916.

Dorothy Day had nothing to say to this theologian – or so he thought

Dec 27, 2015

By Hillary Mast

Ever since entering the Church 27 years ago, theologian Lance Richey had always known about the Catholic social activist Dorothy... Read more

Pope Francis addresses the United States Congress, Sept. 24, 2015.

Marriage and family are being threatened, Pope tells US Congress

Sep 24, 2015

In his lengthy speech to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, Pope Francis said the family is being threatened today like... Read more

Dorothy Day, American journalist, social activist and Catholic convert circa 1916.

Dorothy Day had nothing to say to this theologian – or so he thought

Jun 20, 2015

By Hillary Mast

Ever since entering the Church 27 years ago, theologian Lance Richey had always known about the Catholic social activist Dorothy... Read more

Dorothy Day, American journalist, social activist and Catholic convert circa 1916.

Converted by love, not ideology: An archbishop's reflection on Dorothy Day

May 20, 2015

Last week, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles told scholars at the Dorothy Day Conference at St. Francis University... Read more

Dorothy Day in 1934.

Dorothy Day teaches us about the human person, archbishop says

Aug 23, 2013

In light of the modern crisis of misunderstanding the human person, American social activist Dorothy Day is a model for... Read more

Dorothy Day in the late 1940s. Photo Courtesy of the Marquette University Archives.

Dorothy Day sainthood cause finds strong support from bishops

Nov 15, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

The U.S. bishops heartily approved the advancement of the cause for canonization of Dorothy Day, a 20th century Catholic convert,... Read more

Dorothy Day.

Bishops to consider sainthood cause of Dorothy Day

Nov 13, 2012

The U.S. bishops will vote this week on advancing the cause for the canonization of Dorothy Day, a 20th century... Read more

Dorothy Day

Catholics remember Dorothy Day on 30th anniversary of her death

Nov 29, 2010

By Marianne Medlin

Catholics are honoring the life and work of humanitarian Dorothy Day on Monday, marking the 30th anniversary of the Catholic Worker... Read more