John Cogley

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John Cogley (1916-1976)

"Journalist; editor of the Chicago Catholic Worker (1938- 1941); founding editor of Today, published in Chicago for Catholic students (1946-1948); editor (1949-1954) and columnist (1949-1964) for Commonweal; correspondent for Religious News Service at the Second Vatican Council (1964); and religious news editor at the New York Times (1965-1967).

"Cogley also served as project director at the Fund for the Republic, later called the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (1955-1964 and 1967-1974); and as an aide to John F. Kennedy's presidential campaign (1960). He converted from Roman Catholicism to the Episcopal Church in 1973." [1]

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  1. John Cogley Papers, University of Notre Dam, accessed November 27, 2007.