Imagine what would happen if a Catholic cardinal ran for president.

Thomas J. Reese, SJ,  in Washington Post’s On Faith with regard to the Saddlebrook Forum:

The public and the media more easily accept political activity by Evangelical clergy than by Catholic clergy. Catholic clergy are held to a higher standard. For example, Pat Robertson and Jesse Jackson can run for president, but imagine what would happen if a Catholic cardinal ran for president.

Thomas J. Reese: Saddleback Forum — a Catholic View – On Faith at washingtonpost.com

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