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Which Archbishop built St. Paul's Cathedral?

On Sept. 27, 1888, this Catholic Bishop would be named St. Paul's first Archbishop, and in the years ahead would oversee the building of a city landmark. Was it: A) Bishop Joseph Cretin B) Bishop John Ireland C) Bishop John Roach For the answer, click on the headline above...
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B) After his ordination in 1861, John Ireland also served as chaplain of the Fifth Minnesota Regiment during the Civil War, organized an abstinence society, and helped bring many immigrant groups to the state. He would also establish a black Catholic church as well as build the Cathedral of St. Paul, one of the city's most visible landmarks.

 Photo courtesy: Minnesota Historical Society
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