Anti-Catholicism?

The Reverend Daniel Coughlin has been appointed chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives, the first Catholic priest to serve in that position. Father Coughlin’s appointment comes after months of bitter controversy following House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert’s (R-Ill.) decision to choose Charles Parker Wright, a Presbyterian minister, over another Catholic priest, the Reverend Timothy O’Brien. That initial decision made Hastert...

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