Philip Berrigan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Philip Berrigan

Priest and anti-war activist

Date of Birth: 05-Oct-1923

Place of Birth: Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States

Date of Death: 06-Dec-2002

Profession: Catholic priest, activist, peace activist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Philip Berrigan

  • Philip Francis Berrigan (October 5, 1923 – December 6, 2002) was an American peace activist and Roman Catholic priest.
  • He engaged in nonviolence civil disobedience in the cause of peace and nuclear disarmament and was often arrested.
  • He married a former nun, Elizabeth McAlisiter, in 1972 and they were both ex-communicated by the Catholic church.
  • 11 years of their 29 year marriage were separated by one or both serving time in prison.

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