Letters, Feb. 15, 1971

Very Much Alive

Sir: Who said God is dead and the Catholic Church is archaic and unprogressive? He and it are very much alive in every fiber of Dan and Phil Berrigan [Jan. 25] —in their courageous mad struggle for some kind of human decency!


Northfield, Ohio

Sir: It is my feeling that the Berrigans are bogus on two counts. They claim to represent Christ, but in their insurrection they behave contrary to his teaching and example. They claim to be proponents of peace, but their conduct is riotous. They are hypocrites....

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