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Hello all!

A number of years ago, I remember reading a historical anecdote about a brand new U.S. Catholic chaplain who was assigned to a prison for US servicemen. A riot broke out, and an experienced Sgt. pulled Father aside, then announced loudly "fall in for Confession!" While the riot didn't cease, essentially all the Catholic prisoners lined up for confession. I'd love to find that piece again. I have some recollection of the father having something to do with Notre Dame, but I've searched their online archives to no avail. If anyone could point me to a link, I'd be grateful.