“Consequently, John Paul was criticized by liberal and moderate politicians and newspapers for transgressing the boundary between church and state.” TIME June 1, 1981 article “Not Yet Hale, but Hearty” By George Russell
In sermons based on the Ten Commandments, John Paul denounced excessive materialism, divorce, contraception and the separation of church and state, TIME June 17, 1991 “The Gift Of Life” p. 47 Sermons from A Native Son
Recent statements by the Polish Episcopate have fueled apprehension. In late April the bishops urged that the new constitution exclude any provision for the separation of church and state. Instead, they suggested, “exceptional emphasis should be laid on the need for cooperation between the state and the Catholic Church.” TIME May 20, 1991 “Five Who Could Be Vice President” Pg 40 “Power to The Pulpit”
In the book Confusion Twice Confounded, Monsignor Joseph H. Brady states that the U.S. Supreme Court is wrong in decisions regarding “separation of Church and State.” He says: “A sound view of the Constitution in its relation to religion probably awaits a change in personnel in our highest tribunal.” –The Register, Jan. 23, 1955.