Cardinal Sarah believes that the West’s greatest enemy has never been al-Qaida, ISIS, or China, much less Russia, but rather the West itself—and none of those professing to admire him have seen fit to notice.

The Ignored Views of Cardinal Sarah on Russia and the West

Why does the West want to annihilate what it built in the first place? The real enemy of the West is the West itself, its imperviousness to God and …
giveusthisday
There are two groups of people in particular who hate Catholicism and have vowed to do everything in their power to defeat God and to corrupt the Church through Marxism (he was a German/Jew), humanism, atheism and so on.
philosopher
@Mathathias Maccabeus good points all. One could argue that there are two Wests. From the 5th Cen B.C. in Ancient Greece there was two divergent threads -the Sophists who were materialists and ethical relativists and Plato who recognized both the material world and the transcendent eternal and Divine aspects of reality (I would also loosely include Aristotle as a more clarified form of …More
@Mathathias Maccabeus good points all. One could argue that there are two Wests. From the 5th Cen B.C. in Ancient Greece there was two divergent threads -the Sophists who were materialists and ethical relativists and Plato who recognized both the material world and the transcendent eternal and Divine aspects of reality (I would also loosely include Aristotle as a more clarified form of Platonism). The Christian Aristotelian-Platonists carried the day in the middle ages, but the Sophists won the Enlightenment and modernity. The battle between the Sophists and Platonists continues to this day, and there is no reason in the future we cannot win back Western civilization.
De Profundis
“How did the gulags of the Soviet Union fall? By the silent prayer of (St) John Paul and of the entire Church, sustained by Our Lady of Fatima. Sophisticated political strategies did not get the better of Marxist Communism. Prayer had the last word.” Cardinal Robert Sarah
Alex A
You forgot to mention President Ronald Reagan and Premier Gorbachev's respective roles in the collapse of communism in Russia and its satellite countries.