Editor says, what if Ronald Reagan was Catholic? muses Eric Lipps. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in our history, of course, it was the other way around. Ronald Reagan was raised a Protestant and brother Neil as a Catholic. As in the timeline imagined here, however, Reagan as a politician would find it easy to work with conservative Catholics like Karol Wojtyla, better known as Pope John Paul II, and would play a crucial role in strengthening the alliance between the Vatican and right-wing Protestant evangelicals in America. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.