Bishop Athanasius Schneider
Angelico Press, 321 pages
Interviews, even lengthy ones, can be riveting when the interviewee is fascinating to hear. That’sthe case with Bishop Athanasius Schneider, an auxiliary bishop in Kazakhstan, who expounds on a range of controversial topics affecting the Catholic faith and the Church. In this lengthy Q&A with U.S. journalist Diane Montagna, he offers articulate analysis of such topics as secularism, papal authority, Vatican II, the liturgy, doctrinal issues, interfaith relations, the third secret of Fatima, the state of the faith in the former Soviet republics, and the recent Synod of Bishops for the PanAmazon Region.