Cardinal John O’Connor, the late archbishop of New York, was technically Jewish, according to new research.
O’Connor’s sister, Mary O’Connor Ward, recently discovered through genealogical research that her mother, Dorothy Gumple O’Connor, was born Jewish but converted to Catholicism before she met and married the O’Connors’ father.
Read more: http://www.jta.org/2014/05/01/news-opinion/united-states/cardinal-john-oconnor-was-a-jew#ixzz30UOefxQ7
A Wisconsin high school has been accused of omitting “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance on at least two separate occasions during morning announcements, purportedly replacing the term with “peace” or removing it all together.
Read more: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/05/01/high-school-under-fire-for-students-removal-of-under-god-from-the-pledge-of-allegiance-and-heres-what-they-replaced-it-with/