Religion: The Berrigans: Jail for the Christian Conscience

For much of the day, FBI agents had watched the red brick building on New York's Upper West Side that houses the Roman Catholic church, school and rectory of St. Gregory the Great. Toward the end of the afternoon they made their move. Inside, they prowled through the rectory, poking into closets ("Father Phil, are you there?"), peering under beds ("Father Dan, are you there?"). One passageway was locked shut, and an agent barked an order to break the door down. Minutes later, in a closet, they found Fugitive Priest Philip Berrigan, 46, and...

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