A few days ago, we received an email from a friend who teaches at Emory University. “As I am typing this,” she wrote, “I hear the Moslem call to prayer being played across the entire campus over a loudspeaker… . Do you think I could arrange for the Angelus bells every day at noon?” Anyone care to offer odds on that? Muslim students want everyone to know that it’s time to dust off the old prayer rug and tilt toward Mecca: no problem! Boom it out over the entire campus, Mohammed. It is amusing to speculate about what might happen should some Mary Grace Kelly work up the ginger to ask for kindred accommodation for Catholics: “Couldn’t possibly, my dear. Haven’t you heard about the separation of church and state, no school prayer, this is not a religious institution?” Et, we need hardly add, cetera. The likely disparity in the responses is sobering enough. But even if there were not the double stand ...