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100 years on, the Russian Orthodox Church still hasn’t overcome brutal state atheism

The Church has survived brutality. But it might not survive the compromising of its values

Sr Lucia herself repeatedly said the consecration had been fulfilled

The Russian president met with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin

The Holy See is turning to the East. But the move could be very risky

Cardinal Parolin urged Russia to use its close ties to Venezuela to help ease tensions there

Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/08/17

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

St Nicholas has become the Russian Orthodox Church’s most popular saint, credited with miracles and with preventing catastrophes in Russia