Profile of Philip Berrigan
He was ordained in the Roman Catholic branch of Christianity in 1955 as a member of the Josephite order… FBI director J. Edgar Hoover had him indicted and Dan listed as a co-conspirator in an alleged plot to kidnap Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and damage government buildings. The case ended in a 1972 mistrial due to a hung jury, with 10 of the 12 jurors wanting to acquit… Phil and Liz had three children: Frida (born 1973), Jerome (1975) and Katy (1981)… His autobiography is Fighting the Lamb’s War: Skirmishes with the American Empire (Common Courage Press, 1996).
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