A young and vivacious Jackie Bouvier visited Ireland in her early 20s, made friends with a semi-retired priest and fell for a charming Irish lawyer.
Newly released letters between former U.S. first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and a Dublin-based priest reveal Kennedy's struggles to keep her faith after her husband's assassination.
The letters exchanged by Kennedy and Vincentian Fr. Joseph Leonard, who died in 1964, are set to be auctioned in Dublin in June. Excerpts were published in The Irish Times newspaper.
NCR Today: Letters from Jackie Kennedy to a priest make fascinating reading, but what does their release say to those who are friendly with their priests?