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Donald Richard Campion

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Donald Richard Campion, American editor, publisher. Joined Society of Jesus, 1939, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1952.


Campion, Donald Richard was born on August 29, 1921 in Brooklyn. Son of Richard Michael and Josephine (Gayne) Campion.


AB, St. Louis University, 1945. Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1946. Master of Arts, St. Louis University, 1949.

Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Woodstocxk (Maryland) College, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1960.


Teacher Xavier High School, New York City, 1946-1947. Instructor Le Moyne College College, Syracuse, New York, 1947-1949. Associate editor America, 1957-1965, editor-in-chief, 1968-1975.

National director self-evaluation Society of Jesus, 1965-1968. Editor Catholic Mind, 1968-1975. Director information Society of Jesus, Rome, 1976-1978.

Secretary for information and communications Jesuit Conference, Washington, 1978-1988. Lecturer Woodstock College, Institute Religious and Social Studies, Union Theological Seminary, Fordham University.


  • Joined Society of Jesus, 1939, ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1952.


Member advisory board Vera Foundation, 1962-1964. Trustee, secretary board Fordham University, 1966-1978, 80-88. Trustee Woodstock College, 1968-1988, Holy Cross College, 1969-1976, Boston College, 1980-1988.

Board directors Appeal of Conscience Foundation, 1971-1988, Institute Religious and Social Studies, 1970-1988. Member American, American Catholic sociological associations, Religious Education Association (board directors 1964-1988), Council Religion and International Affairs (board directors 1970-1988).