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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. Saint Louis University, 1945;Philosophy, St. Saint Louis University, 1946;Master of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, 1949;Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Woodstocxk (Maryland.) College, 1953;Doctor of Philosophy, University of 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, America, 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.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to numerous books.


Member of 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).


Richard Michael Campion

Josephine (Gayne) Campion