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American Politics Turns Anti-Catholic
First appeared on 10/31/2013. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.
Most followers of CatholicCulture.org know I don't spend a great deal of time on politics, but one growing political trend in the United States concerns me deeply. I'm referring to A New Anti-Catholicism Evident in Political Campaigns. I have political friends here in Virginia who are severely affected by this, and it is not pretty.
Against this background, one wonders whether the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) really is monitoring phone conversations among Cardinals, but I doubt there is much to it. Still, you may be interested in our coverage of this question:
- CWN: Vatican unworried by reports of NSA monitoring cardinals' phones
- Phil Lawler: Did NSA spy on the Vatican? Should we be concerned?
- CWN: NSA says it does not ‘target the Vatican’
- CWN: Vatican's high-tech security made eavesdropping impossible at conclave
Indeed, when it comes to secrecy, I suspect the Vatican can hold its own, a fact that has frequently annoyed even those who share the Faith!... [more content for subscribers]