Malachi Martin (1921-1999) was an Irish Catholic priest who also wrote many books on the Catholic Church including The Decline and Fall of the Roman Church, Hostage to the Devil: The Possession and Exorcism of Five Contemporary Americans, and Keys of This Blood: Pope John Paul II Versus Russia and the West for Control of the New World Order.
"He fetches Christianity onto the stage of history. Martin enjoys
indulging his considerable skills, much to the pleasure of the
--The New York Times
"...a meditation on the troubled state of today's Catholic Church... [Martin's] knowledge of Vatican politics is extraordinary." --Kirkus Reviews