Etre catholique aux Etats-Unis (4/6): des Américains aux plus hautes fonctions

On l’ignore généralement, mais les catholiques forment la plus importante communauté religieuse des Etats-Unis. Les catholiques, à cause de leur allégeance à une "puissance extérieure" (le Vatican), ont longtemps été vus avec suspicion par les autres Américains. Évocation par Philippe Paquet.

Philippe Paquet
Pope Francis (Front C) pauses in front of a sculpture of Spanish-born Junipero Serra, the Franciscan Friar known for starting missions in California, in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, USA, 24 September 2015. Pope Francis is on a five-day trip to the USA, which includes stops in Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia, after a three-day stay in Cuba. Pope Francis added the Cuba visit after helping broker a historic rapprochement between Washington and Havana that ended a diplomatic freeze of more than 50 years. Photo by Michael Reynolds/Pool/ABACAPRESS.COM Reporters / Abaca
Pope Francis (Front C) pauses in front of a sculpture of Spanish-born Junipero Serra, the Franciscan Friar known for starting missions in California, in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC, USA, 24 September 2015. Pope Francis is on a five-day trip to the USA, which includes stops in Washington DC, New York and Philadelphia, after a three-day stay in Cuba. Pope Francis added the Cuba visit after helping broker a historic rapprochement between Washington and Havana that ended a diplomatic freeze of more than 50 years. Photo by Michael Reynolds/Pool/ABACAPRESS.COM Reporters / Abaca ©Reporters / Abaca
On l’ignore généralement, mais les catholiques forment la plus importante communauté religieuse des Etats-Unis, si l’on considère bien sûr les protestants non dans leur ensemble, mais séparément, en fonction de leurs différentes...

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