Religion: Flophouse Father

Among U. S. Christians who care for the poor, none are more blessed with selfless zeal than those Roman Catholics who labor in the Catholic Worker movement. Their leaders are rugged, genial Peter Maurin and tall, dowdy Dorothy Day, who run a "House of Hospitality" in Manhattan, edit the Catholic Worker, a 1¢monthly with 125,000 circulation.

Pacifists, perpetually broke, with a Franciscan disdain for material possessions, the Catholic Workers conduct four farms, maintain Houses of Hospitality for the poor in 23 U. S. cities. Last week in Pittsburgh a Catholic Worker, Father Charles...

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