Fr. John LaFarge, S.J.

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Fr. John LaFarge, S.J. (1880–1963) was a champion for interracial justice and ecumenism. He was a long-time editor and writer for America magazine. He authored several books, including No Postponement: U.S. Moral Leadership and the Problem of Racial Minorities and The Catholic Viewpoint on Race Relations as well as his popular autobiography The Manner Is Ordinary. He died a few months after participating in the Civil Rights March in Washington.

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