Monday, at the White House press briefing, a reporter named "Mark" asked:
It's been suggested that the President, who has met so often with Catholic leaders and reached out so aggressively to Catholic groups, and whose social views very closely reflect Catholic Orthodoxy, is actually America's first Catholic President. What do you think of that?
Personally, I think that John F. Kennedy would be a bit surprised by that.

H/t John.

Update: Well, looky here:
Rick Santorum, the conservative Catholic former senator from Pennsylvania, famously told the National Catholic Reporter in 2002 that Bush - a Methodist - is "the first Catholic president of the United States." He dubbed him more Catholic in his beliefs than was the actual first Catholic president, John F. Kennedy.
Well, if Rick Santorum said it, it must be truthy! (Thanks to Deadra in the comments for catching this.)

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