The Amazing Stories of Catholic People, Places, and Events, on these American Shores!
We find stories from all 50 states, plus U.S. territories, from 1513, when the first Mass was celebrated, to today.
Fr. Anthony Kohlmann and the Seal of Confession
In New York in 1813 the court nearly tried to compel Father Anthony Kohlmann, SJ, to break the seal of confession. Instead, the seal was recognized in law....
Margaret Haughery, the "Bread Woman of New Orleans," was an immigrant from Ireland who lost her family twice before starting successful businesses and doing extraordinary philanthropy....
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