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Dorothy Day

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Day, Dorothy (1897–1980), U.S. social activist. A reporter for left-wing papers, she was active in the Socialist movement before joining the Roman Catholic Church in 1927. She publicized the Catholic Church's social programs in the newspaper Catholic Worker, opened a house in New York for the hungry and homeless, and supported numerous liberal causes.

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