Philip Berrigan, and his brother Daniel, rose to prominence more than thirty years ago leading creative, non-violent resistance to the Vietnam War. Both brothers have continued the anti-war tradition until this day. Philip was a founding member of the Ploughshares group, which organizes non-violent direct actions against first strike nuclear weaponry. He has spent more than seven years of his life in jail because of his anti-war activities. He is presently completing a two year sentence for a Ploughshares action in Maine.
- Father Philip Berrigan, a leading anti-war activist and a founding member of the international Ploughshares group, which organizes non-violent direct action against first strike nuclear weaponry.
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