Catholic Culture Dedication
Catholic Culture Dedication

Double standard: illustration # 13,909

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Aug 30, 2004

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Suppose President Bush gave the sermon at St. Patrick's cathedral...

Can you imagine the howls of protest if a Catholic church heard a sermon from a Republican president? The anguished editorials about the separation of Church and state? The hand-wringing about fundamentalism and a looming theocracy?

So where are all the editorials about this?

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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