I think he thought he was talking to a group of friendlies and didn't realize what he said would be leaked. doesn't make it right but anyone with any sense living in Ohio would also know plenty of Oh St fans are also catholic. people get to offended about many things these days but it was a stupid can of worms for him to open.
One day people will learn when you speak you are almost always being recorded and should act as such. Like the cussing newscaster a month or two ago