Father David has been recognized by several groups for his work for the poor and disenfranchised.
Named to International Biography, Contemporary Authors, Catholic Whos Who
Named to Vatican Concilium, Vatican II theological directorate
Logos Award for non-western spiritual witness
Named with Civil Rights leaders to record work for Congress; Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement, Library of Congress.
International Kiwanis Award, “20 Future Leaders of America”