John Carroll Influence

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John Carroll helped spread Catholicism all throughout the United States. One person in particular that helped teach was Elizabeth Seton. In 1812, she was giving approval to create the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph (Boylan). This would lead to her founding many other Catholic women’s schools that would become a foundation from schools across the United States for even non Catholics (Boylan). Most importantly though, after her death in 1821 of tuberculosis Pope Paul VI declared her a saint (Boylan). This made her the first saint born in the United States. In 1839 Pope Gregory’s denounced slave trade of blacks and Indians (Panzer). Despite this most people in American continued to own slaves. Though they claimed to, “interpret the papal bull
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