‘Snap, vigor and courage’: The National Catholic Register marks its 90th anniversary…

Posted November 9, 2017 2:31 am by Editor

‘Snap, vigor and courage’: The National Catholic Register marks its 90th anniversary…

When Soviet tanks rumbled into Lithuania in 1991, a pair of young journalists crossed the border — for the second time — to chronicle the death throes of the Soviet Union for the National Catholic Register. Soviet dictator Josef Stalin once reputedly scoffed, “The Pope! How many divisions has he got?” when told Pope Pius XI wanted to see signs of encouragement for religion and Catholics in Russia…

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