Daniel Berrigan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 9, 1921

Death Date

April 30, 2016

Age of Death

94 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Bronx, New York, United States


Religious Leader

The religious leader Daniel Berrigan died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Priest in the American Catholic Church, poet, and political activist who is best known for his involvement in the Plowshares Movement.

He joined the Jesuit Order upon graduation from high school and was ordained in 1952.

He was put on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list in 1968 as a result of his Vietnam War protest activities.

His father was of Irish-Catholic descent, and his mother’s ancestors were German; his brother, Philip, was also a priest and political activist.

He was a religious consultant for, and appeared briefly in the 1986 film, The Mission, which starred Robert De Niro.



I think of my brother just out of prison again. He will have spent ten years of the last 30 in prison.

Daniel Berrigan

It’s not going to be easy to change things.

Daniel Berrigan

It’s also reflective of a young person’s religion or faith in that it’s highly charged with sacramental imagery and with country imagery, because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country.

Daniel Berrigan

I’d like to die with my boots on.

Daniel Berrigan

The Jesuits I know who have died and all their lives were great teachers, they’re the least remembered people.

Daniel Berrigan