Religion: Dominant Theme

U.S. Roman Catholics are so preoccupied with the threat of Communism that they may be drawing off some of their spiritual energy, says Father John C. Heenan, Superior of the Catholic Missionary Society of England. After his most recent trip to the U.S., Father Heenan reports in the current issue of the Paulist Fathers' monthly Information:

"America seems to have Communism on the brain. In particular, the Catholics of America seem to have a fixation on this subject." Catholics must be acutely conscious of the Communist danger to the world, says Father Heenan, but:...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!