John F. Kennedys Catholic faith in 1960 was a non-issue

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    More political than religeous.

    Catholic /Epicispalian is one and the same - and not much difference from the other Protestant branches.

    Although it was a big deal for a while in Northern Ireland (The Troubles) what the frick were they fighting over ? Seems to have calmed down
     
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    How does this relate to the title of the threas?

    I remember the 1960 election well. JFK's religion was a huge issue.
     
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    Sure was. People argued he'd be taking orders from the Pope on how to run the country.
     
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    Wasn't a huge issue at all.

    He won the freaking election.....................
     
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    Just because he won doesn't mean it wasn't a big issue. I remember getting flyers that said 'Do you want a Catholic in the White House?'

    Big issues can be overcome.
     
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    JFK was a Christian.

    Roman Catholic was the original Christian faith -protestents off-shoots
     
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    Not according to some non Catholics. But that isn't the topic of the thread now is it? :lol:
     
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    The 1960 election was a squeker.

    Nixon was a good sport.
     
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    Catholic and Episcopalian are not one and the same.
    My wife was Catholic and I was Episcopalian.
    But I totally agree they are not much different than the other Protestant branches.
     
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    JFK was actually more conservative than liberal.......................
     

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