Religion: For Christ the Worker

May Day is a high holy day for radicals throughout the world. For Roman Catholics it is the first day of a month devoted to honoring the Blessed Virgin. Almost five years ago a Catholic observed May Day both ways. On May 1, 1933 Dorothy Day appeared in Manhattan's Union Square, handed out to radical demonstrators nearly 2,500 free copies of the first issue of a 1¢ monthly, the Catholic Worker. Since then the circulation of the Catholic Worker has mounted to 125,000. Last week the paper called for volunteers to distribute copies in...

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