Milestones, Apr. 12, 1976

Died. John Cogley, 60, Roman Catholic journalist and author (Catholic America); of a. heart attack; in Santa Barbara, Calif. At various points in his career an editor of Commonweal, a liberal Catholic journal, and founder of the Center Magazine, the journal of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, Cogley also served as an aide in John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign and was instrumental in engineering a meeting between Kennedy and a number of prominent Protestant clergy in Houston, which defused Catholicism as a campaign issue. Late in life (1973), Cogley...

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