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The President and the Pope

   "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion." These are the very first words of our nation's "Bill of Rights," and are warning us to never allow any religious establishment the opportunity to influence the operation of our government. These words were in fact deliberately placed in the U.S. Constitution by our founding fathers to protect us from the Roman Catholic Church of Europe our founders came here to escape. In Europe the Catholic Church and its pope were burning Protestants alive in public "Inquisitions," where many innocent Protestants, Jews, and Muslims, were brutally tortured, murdered, and sentenced to the rowing galleys of slave ships, for the "crime" of refusing to accept the doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church.

   It would be over two centuries before this nation would elect its first Catholic president, John F. Kennedy. And only two decades later when another man raised in an Irish Catholic household would also decide to run for the White House. California governor Ronald Reagan was ultimately successful in his bid for the White House, and he achieved his position at the same time that another Irish Catholic held the position of Speaker of the House.

   The fact that these two Catholic raised politicians had attained control of two of the three branches of the U.S. government, did not go entirely unnoticed by the Holy See in Rome. America's newest president Ronald Reagan, was soon summoned to Rome for an audience with the pope. On June 2nd, 1982 President Ronald Reagan and a full delegation of representatives of the federal government met with pope John Paul II to express their solidarity with the the pope on many political and social issues. Pope John Paul II immediately ordered the political arm of his church, the Jesuits (often described as priests in suits) to complete the important task of establishing official recognition of the Roman See and its papacy by the U.S. government.

   A formal bill was soon prepared for Congressional approval under the leadership of House Speaker Tip O'Neill, officially recognizing the Catholic Church as a political entity. This bill was signed into law by Ronald Reagan, on January 10th, 1984, officially establishing a new position of "Ambassador of the United States to the Holy See." The position of Ambassador was filled by William Wilson, a graduate of Marquette Jesuit University in Wisconsin. The new law also established an embassy on Aventine Hill (one of Rome's seven hills) to be funded with U.S. tax dollars.

   This revolutionary political event was not widely covered in the liberal press and therefore escaped the notice of many Americans, who never even realized that the first Amendment of their nation's "Bill of Rights" had been so egregiously violated. President John Adams purposefully prefaced America's "Bill of Rights" with this important phrase declaring that "Congress shall pass no law respecting an establishment of religion" to protect all Americans from having to suffer the influence of the Catholic Church in the government of their nation.

   Now, with official political recognition by the most powerful nation on Earth, the pope could officially meet with Congress and the President to initiate changes in the future direction of U.S. government and could now also enjoy powerful new standing in the United Nations. At a joint meeting of Congress held on September 24, 2015, presided over by America's Catholic Vice President Joe Biden, and Catholic Speaker of the House John Boehner, the newest pope of Rome, Francis I, received many standing ovations as he layed out his progressive new visions for our nation.

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