Today, let's pay tribute to Father Drinan, a former congressman and human rights activist, who died Sunday. Drinan put his beliefs as a Christian to work, serving in Congress for a decade.
While in the House of Representatives, Drinan was a passionate voice against hunger and poverty, for human rights and civil liberties, against the arms race, and for government that served the least amongst us.
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