President Biden: The second Catholic US president

On Jan. 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy made history when he became the first Catholic president of the United States a seemingly impossible feat because of the strong “anti-Catholic prejudice” in America at the time. JFK’s upbringing was steeped in Catholicism, with his devout Irish Catholic mother Rose supervising the Kennedy family after the manner of Catholic school nuns, according to biographer Barbara A. Perry, author of “Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch.” Kennedy regularly heard mass at St. Stephen’s Church in Boston when he was a senator, and when he was president, h…

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