Soviet Union

‘Today, in one moment, we became orphans,’ said his successor, Archbishop Shevchuk

Archbishop of Minsk, Belarus, said she made the remark after learning he was the Catholic Archbishop in Moscow

Organiser says the Eastern Church, started by the ‘Newman of Russia’, is in danger of being lost to history

Francis meets President Ilham Aliyev at end of three-day trip

Cardinal Angelo Amato said Blessed Wladyslaw Bukowinski ‘showed how faith can bring down walls’

The author of a new study of Communist persecution tells me why these stories must be kept alive

The roll-call of heroes and saints shows just how much courage you needed to live out your faith

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

I thought I knew what believers experienced under communism. But I was unprepared for a story of persecution comparable to the Roman Empire

A book about the life of monks in Pskov-Caves Monastery has become an unlikely bestseller