Jackie Kennedy's Secret Letters Withdrawn From Auction

A trove of newly discovered letters sent by former first lady Jackie Kennedy to an elderly Irish priest has been withdrawn from auction amid objections by some who felt they amounted to a Catholic confession. Kennedy sent the letters to Father Joseph Leonard, a Vincentian priest at All Hallows College in Dublin, between 1950 and 1964. The college discovered the letters in April and said it could not afford to curate them. According to the BBC, Kennedy wrote of happiness in meeting and marrying JFK, but also shared her worries he might become a philanderer. All Hallows College is now "exploring with members of Mrs. Kennedy’s family how best to preserve and curate this archive,” college spokesperson Carolanne Henry told NBC News.

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