Daily Archives: November 22, 2013

President Kennedy’s Catholic stops in 1963

President John F. Kennedy, the first Catholic to be elected to the nation’s highest office, regarded his religion as “a very private matter,” but the mere fact he was a Catholic scared off plenty of voters and also drew some … Continue reading

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Catholic press accounts at time of Kennedy’s assassination and on 50th anniversary of his death

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy Nov. 22, 1963, and the 50th anniversary of this tragic event have garnered extensive media coverage. The Catholic press has done its share, too, specifically honing in on the Catholic faith of the … Continue reading

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