Dagger John Hughes - The Irish Chieftain of American Catholicism

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From the 17th to 19th centuries, Catholics were some of the most persecuted people in America. Following the arrival of the Irish after the Potato Famine stood one man who would go toe to toe with hostile Protestants. This is the story of Archbishop John Hughes, the man who helped create a system for the Irish to flourish and pursue their American Dreams.

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