Susie and the Pope

October 1979
New Republic;10/6/79, Vol. 181 Issue 14, p4
Comments on the visit of Pope John Paul II to the United States. Symbolism of the visit of the pope to Washington; History of the country as the first modern, secular, pluralistic nation where the founders wrote freedom of choice into their basic law; Impact of the welcome of United States President Jimmy Carter to the new pope; Endorsement of the Second Vatican Council of the freedom of religion; Indifference as reason for the decline of priestly ordinations.


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