ISSUES: Church & State (Contd.)

Time after time, in the debate over his religion, Jack Kennedy has announced that neither bishop nor Pope would tell him what to do as President. Many a Protestant has applauded his forthright words but wanted to hear Kennedy's view of Roman Catholic theology underwritten by an official Catholic spokesman. Last week the Reverend Gustave Weigel, professor of ecclesiology at Maryland's Woodstock College, stepped forward not as an official spokesman but as a distinguished Jesuit theologian to express his views. What emerged from Father Weigel's closely reasoned speech on the church-state relationship is the fact that Jack Kennedy has...

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