Roman Catholics: A Punt on the Five-Yard Line

Since organizing the Roman Catholic parish of St. Paul the Apostle in Richardson, Texas, eleven years ago, a team of four Paulist priests has created ecumenical good will in an area of traditional Catholic-Protestant coolness. The priests fostered a ministerial alliance in Richardson that even included Southern Baptists and Nazarenes, helped set up interdenominational Thanksgiving and Good Friday services. Last year one member of the quartet, the Rev. Joseph W. Drew, 34, became the first Catholic ever elected president of the Dallas Pastors' Association, most of whose members are Protestant. Father Drew recently became the first Catholic to receive...

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