Charles Carroll of Carrollton was the wealthiest man in the colonies before the Revolutionary War and the only Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence
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In her life, Clare Boothe Luce was a Congresswoman, ambassador, playwright, war correspondent, and advisor to presidents. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us how this remarkable woman went from a dissolute socialite to a woman of deep Catholic faith brought about by a personal tragedy that caused her to re-encounter Christ.
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William Grace was an Irish immigrant, founder of a successful company , a generous philanthropist, and first Catholic mayor of New York City.
James Longstreet was a Civil War Confederate general rejected by his former compatriots after the war, who eventually became Catholic.
Margaret Brent was among the wealthiest colonists of her day, and she may have singlehandedly saved the Catholic colony of Maryland in the 17th century.
Ben Franklin helped the Church choose Jesuit Father John Carroll to be the first bishop of Baltimore after their friendship began before the Revolution.