Category:John Hughes (Archbishop)
Hughes is notable for leading the effort to found an independent Catholic school system in the United States, which was taken into the Catholic Church's core at the third plenary Council of 1884.Hughes founded St. John's College (now Fordham University) and began construction of St. Patrick's Cathedral. He was originally buried in old St. Patrick's Cathedral and was exhumed and re-interred in the crypt under the altar of the new St. Patrick's Cathedral.
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