Dorothy Day

“I felt that the Church was the Church of the poor,... but at the same time, I felt that it did not set its face against a social order which made so much charity in the present sense of the word necessary. I felt that charity was a word to choke over. Who wanted charity? And it was not just human pride but a strong sense of man's dignity and worth, and what was due to him in justice, that made me resent, rather than feel pround of so mighty a sum total of Catholic institutions.”


Dorothy Day, The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist
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The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist by Dorothy Day
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