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Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker, is depicted in stained glass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Staten Island, New York (CNS)

Today, the Catholic left is known for dissent. But we can hope for a politics that’s both radical and orthodox

Fr Daniel Berrigan on NBC-TV’'s “Today” show, 1981 (AP)

Fr Berrigan, who emerged in the 1960s as a leader of the anti-war movement, became a household name for his political activism

Dorothy Day (AP)

The Archdiocese of New York announced a canonical inquiry into Day’s life last week

Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker, is depicted in stained glass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Staten Island, New York (CNS)

The Archdiocese of New York is issuing a canonical inquiry into her life

Dorothy Day depicted in a stained-glass window at Our Lady of Lourdes church in New York (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 20/04/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The Supreme Court building (PA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 14/04/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Dorothy Day's granddaughter Martha Hennessy (CNS)

Martha Hennessy says her grandmother’s legacy is still relevant today

Clockwise from top left: Dorothy Day, Fr Thomas Byles, Fulton Sheen, Antoni Gaudí and GK Chesterton

Five controversial saints in the making

Let’s pray that their Causes make further progress in the Year of Mercy

Cardinal Bernardin

Catholic Leftists on the march

For good reason, commentators on the Catholic Left could hardly contain their excitement at the papal visit