Religion: No Catholics in Space?

Noting that every one of the seven airmen chosen for the first U.S. effort to put a human being into space is "a believing Protestant," the Jesuit weekly, America, had some fun with the Roman Catholic faithful who take such statistics hard. "We predict," says America, that:

"1) Some bilious editorial apologete will darkly ask: 'How does it happen that from the volunteers among our 80,000 military pilots, not one Catholic filtered through the Space Curtain?' 2) Some communion breakfast orator will harangue the Knights: '. . . Columbus et al. were of our...

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