The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.
Berrigan died at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit healthcare community in New York, after a "long illness," according to Michael Benigno, a spokesman for the Jesuits USA Northeast Province.
"He died peacefully," Benigno said.
Berrigan and his younger brother, the Rev. Philip Berrigan, emerged as leaders of the radical antiwar movement in the 1960s.
The Berrigan brothers entered a draft board in Catonsville, Md., on May 17, 1968, with eight...