From a lay
perspective, tells the story of the Church in central and eastern
Europe during the period of communist rule and its aftermath.
Answers questions such as the following: What strategies were
employed by the communists to destroy the Faith? How did the Church
survive the communist persecution? What was the role of the underground
Church? How did Catholics practise their faith during the period
of communist rule? What are the ominous parallels between the
actions of communists and western liberals? What developments
in the field of religion have taken place since the fall of communism?
What is the present situation of traditional Catholicism in central
and eastern Europe?