Church & State: POAU-WOW

The name has a ringing militancy, a brave air of rectitude, and a precisionist disdain for brevity: Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State, more familiarly known as POAU. Last week in Denver, at its 15th annual POAU-wow on church and state, the 2000,000-member organization concluded once again that Roman Catholic clericalism wants to smash big holes in the wall between religion and government in the U.S. But it also heard one good Baptist suggest that Pope John XXIII may have made POAU's traditional pugnacity a little obsolete....

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