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By Diogenes (articles ) | Aug 01, 2005

Richard Ostling, on the evangelical thaw toward Catholics (via Get Religion):

The political turnabout since the 1960 presidential campaign was neatly framed last year by religious right activist Gary Bauer: "When John F. Kennedy made his famous speech that the Vatican would not tell him what to do, evangelicals and Southern Baptists breathed a sign of relief. But today evangelicals and Southern Baptists are hoping that the Vatican will tell Catholic politicians what to do."

Gary, when we can get the bishops on board with the Vatican, it'll be a great leap forward.

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