You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Nation

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK

Clergy, others rip Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum, a Catholic who has used his views to appeal to Christian conservatives, has angered religious leaders across much of the spectrum for his comments denigrating John F. Kennedy’s famous speech calling for a clear delineation between church and state.

On Sept. 12, 1960, Kennedy, the Democratic candidate for president, stood before the Greater Houston Ministerial Association and delivered a speech defending himself from skepticism over his Catholic faith.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week