New York’s First Archbishop: An ‘Unrelenting Spokesperson for the Downtrodden’

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Bishops have long been fighting for the rights of immigrants here in the United States.

While today’s migration crisis is along the southern border, in the past Europeans, including Irish Catholics, were discriminated against in this country.

A big fighter for Irish immigrants was New York’s first Archbishop, John Hughes.

Here to talk more about Archbishop Hughes, is Catholic historian Richard McCann.