In Carroll's Crypt, The Last Goodbye

Posted March 28, 2017 6:55 pm by Editor

In Carroll's Crypt, The Last Goodbye

“What the Temple of Jerusalem is to the Israelite, what St Peter’s Basilica in Rome is to the faithful of the church universal, such is this cathedral to the American Catholic….”Though that line was uttered by the first cardinal to hail from the Premier See, a century later, it would become almost loudly etched inside the heart of the “imported” heir who’d follow in James Gibbons’ footsteps, who now likewise takes his rest in the heart of the nation’s founding fold, but only after he passed that quote and the life it contained to so many of us.Here, from American

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