ACH109: Fr. James Coyle’s 1921 murder at the hands of an anti-Catholic father enraged at his daughter’s conversion presaged the decline of anti-Catholic sentiment in Birmingham, Alabama. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us about the martyrdom of this brave and faithful priest.
Get all new episodes automatically and for free:
Follow by Email | Listen to this episode and follow on YouTube.
Help us continue to offer American Catholic History. Won’t you make a pledge at SQPN.com/give today?
Links for this episode:
- Life & Legacy: The Father James E. Coyle Documentary – The Father Coyle Memorial Project
- Tragedy In Birmingham – Columbia Magazine
- Killing of Birmingham priest in 1921 remembered at cathedral – al.com
- An American story about an Irish priest, a brave girl, and the KKK
- Remembering James Coyle: The Irish priest the Ku Klux Klan killed | IrishCentral.com
- Hugo Black and the Murder of Father James E. Coyle
- Father James Edwin Coyle — AOH Florida State Board
- EWTN Live – Rising Road and Fr. James Coyle project – Fr Pacwa w Prof Sharon Davies – 7-20-2011 – YouTube
- Learn about our upcoming pilgrimages to important and unforgettable Catholic holy sites
- If you like American Catholic History, you may also enjoy The American Catholic Almanac. To find other books about this and other topics covered in the podcast, please visit the American Catholic History store. Your purchases there help support the show.
- Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts!
- Join the conversation at the StarQuest Facebook page.
- Send us your feedback or comments at [email protected]
Want to Sponsor A Show?
Support StarQuest’s mission to explore the intersection of faith and pop culture by becoming a named sponsor of the show of your choice on the StarQuest network. Click to get started or find out more.