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Judge Brett Kavanaugh - the Catholic take over of the Supreme Court

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Catholic on the United States Supreme Court were once as rare as hen’s teeth. Now with President Trump’s appointment of Brett Kavanaugh, the number on the current court will swell to six in terms of Catholic upbringing if his nomination is approved.

Only one Catholic may have made it to the presidency, but in the judicial branch there influence now is everywhere.

Time was when evangelicals would have recoiled at the very idea of a Taig rising to the highest court in the land.

Read more: New Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh has intriguing Irish ancestry

When Al Smith was running for president as the first Catholic with a real chance, the Protestant denominations ran a vicious campaign of innuendo and hate between them at him.

They held as doctrine the ridiculous rumor that Smith had pledged to the........

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