REFLECTION: JFK, a reflection on his life, death and legacy

by David O'Brien  former Pax Christi USA National Council member John F. Kennedy’s 1960 election was a moment of arrival of American Catholics into the mainstream of American society. His eloquent inaugural, with Boston’s Cardinal Richard Cushing offering the prayer, seemed to fulfill the promise of American Catholic history. I graduated from the University of … Continue reading REFLECTION: JFK, a reflection on his life, death and legacy