USA: One Catholic President!

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    Why during american history, only one catholic was elected president?
    and he was quickly assassinated.
     
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    I think it was just a coincidence that he was shot.
     
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    I remember getting into schoolyard fisticuffs over the issue of Kennedy's religion when I was a kid.

    People really did believe that JFK was going to take his marching orders from the POPE.

    That's what those boys racist fathers told them, and that's what they believed.
     
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    There were 5 unitarian presidents but only 1 catholic elected!!
     
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    So? how many Catholic presidents were elected in Muslim countries?
     
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    No catholics were candidates in muslim countries, except in Lebanon.
     
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    And until the Palestinians migrated into Lebanon to get away from Isreal, Lebanon Christians (Marionites) were the majority in that nation, too

    The Maronite sect of Christendon has a very long history starting some time about 400 AD.

    This sect not only survived surrounded by peagans, but also survived internacine battles with the Church of Rome, and the various Moslem empires that came and went over the last 1300 years, and the Crusades.

    In fact the Lebanese have been Christians far longer than most Europeans.

    http://phoenicia.org/maronites.html
     
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    There are plenty of Christians in Syria, Egypt, Iraq etc. how come there are no Christian presidents there?
     
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    Because muslim outnumber them...by alot. And, many Christians in those countries are murdered if found out.
    And, i don't consider Catholics to be Christian, they're Catholics only. Christians do not pray to the Saints, or Mary, or any other person but Jesus...Jesus is the only way and we're told not to pray to anyone else.
     
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    You mean the womanizer/drug addict guy? He was assassinated because he was trying to shift power from the Federal Reserve to the U.S Treasury Department. :thup:
     

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