Daniel J. Berrigan

Priest; Academic; Peace Activist; Poet


Daniel Berrigan, SJ is an American Catholic priest, academic, peace activist, and poet. Berrigan joined a Jesuit seminary immediately after graduating high school, and gained his ordination in 1952. After teaching theology at the Jesuit Brooklyn Preparatory School from 1954 to 1957, Berrigan went on to obtain a professorship in New Testament studies at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.

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Hoa Lo prison (the "Hanoi Hilton"). CREDIT: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/51711587@N00/4434627193/">mattjkelley</a>

APR 29, 1970 Article

Mission to Hanoi, 1968

In February 1968, peace activist Father Daniel Berrigan and historian Howard Zinn flew to Hanoi to obtain the release of three American prisoners of war. Here ...