Religion: The Pentecostal Tide

The crowd in Notre Dame stadium, 25,000 strong, sang and murmured prayers in the muggy June heat. In the distance, growing louder, came the sound of more singing. Then, from the tunnel where Notre Dame's football team charges onto the field, strode a score of men in suits and sports coats, carrying bright banners: KING OF CREATION, JESUS IS THE WAY, HOSANNA.

After them marched two long files of priests, more than 600 in all, clad in white robes and clerical stoles. The applause swelled to a roar. At the end of the procession...

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