VoicesThomas M. Gannon, S.J. Articles by Thomas M. Gannon, S.J.Politics & SocietyVantage PointFr. Daniel Berrigan’s and the ‘Catonsville Nine’ colloquy continues to offer hope todayThomas M. Gannon, S.J. May 04, 2018On May 17, 1968, nine Catholic peace activists burned draft files in an act of protest against the Vietnam War. This excerpt from America’s report of the trial (10/26/68) relates a “most unusual colloquy” between the defendants and the judge.