America’s return to God after 9/11 didn’t last long, priest says
by Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 14, 2021 / 16:19 pm Twenty years ago, Father John A. Perricone sat down at his desk in the rectory of St. Agnes Catholic Church in midtown Manhattan and began to write. “I sit here writing this piece coughing on the fumes of …
Growing secularization seen weakening place of religion in U.S. society
By Beth Griffin Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Religious liberty is under aggressive assault on many fronts in a culture increasingly insensitive to rights guaranteed by the First Amendment to U.S. Constitution, according to speakers at a Sept. 15 forum in New York.