Religion: Stern Sentry

Noisiest fulltime guardian of the disputed boundary between religion and Government is P.O.A.U.—Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State. P.O.A.U., which last week held its 14th national convention, is well pleased with Catholic John Kennedy's stand against federal aid for church schools (see EDUCATION). But it is still suspicious of what Roman Catholics may have in mind—and is getting strong support for its fears: its membership has grown 40% since 1959 (to 175,000). P.O.A.U. mostly fights Catholic proposals; currently it objects to a Veterans Administration plan to sell land cheaply to Chicago's Jesuit Loyola University. But there...

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