Summary: In asking for help she contrasts the government’s “war against poverty” with the Catholic Worker’s “true efficiency of the person-to-person encounter.” Distinguishes between the poor and the destitute. (DDLW #833). The Catholic Worker, October 1965, 2.
Summary: While in Rome during the fourth session of Vatican Council II, she and a group of women fast and pray, aiming to influence the council deliberations on war and non-violence. Emphasizes the need for lay input in addressing the problems of the modern world. Describes her accommodations and dinners with bishops and friends. (DDLW #832). The Catholic Worker, October 1965, 1, 8.