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Tom Cornell (1934-2022)

A collection of tributes to longtime Catholic Worker and Catholic peace activist Tom Cornell, who died on August 1, 2022, at the age of 88.

Cover photo via Jim Forest: Fr David Kirk, Jim Forest, Monica and Tom Cornell et al on Foley Square NY. This was taken 26 June 1968, the day of Tom’s sentencing for having burned his draft card; The sign in front of Tom reads: “Tom Cornell, Cream of American Middle Age.” Ralph DiGia of the War Resisters League is behind the balloon. At the time Tom was co-secretary of the Catholic Peace Fellowship. Before that he was managing editor of The Catholic Worker. Fr David Kirk, left, was the founder of Emmaus House in New York.

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