LETTERS: Letters, may 2, 1960

The Catholic Issue

Sir: Your April 18 article on "The Catholic Issue" was most discouraging. You seem to fan the age-old myths of separation of church and state to the point where the problem is distorted beyond its original intent. If Kennedy is to be barred because he is a Roman Catholic, I suggest we throw out all Roman Catholics from those governmental agencies where Roman influence conflicts with Protestant ideas (i.e., Health, Education and Welfare).

As a Protestant minister, I would rather see our Government headed by a man who holds...

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