Discovered in a former graveyard in 2021, researchers have dated a papal bull found in northern Poland to the reign of Pope Boniface IX. Now, historians are speculating that it could be the only surviving link to a Benedictine monastery.
Twenty-four graves in the Gardelegen cemetery, northern Germany, where Poles burned alive by the Germans in 1945 are buried, have been desecrated, the Gardelegen Memorial has reported.
One of the most prominent Polish immigrants active in London in the early 1900s, Klemens Wierzbicki’s grave was rediscovered by chance after both his UK-based great-granddaughter Veronica Ward and a group of London-based Polish researcher-historians were put in touch by a worker at St Patrick's Cemetary in Leyton.
Framed by a small, knee-high fence, the 180 sq/m space has been designed for biodegradable urns and will ultimately be a place for friends and families to scatter the ashes of their loved ones.
The two 80-year-olds who have been happily married for 55 years had been visiting the graves of their loved ones in Łódź when they became separated.
The remains of three Polish presidents-in-exile will be brought to Poland from a military cemetery in the UK in November.
Around 50 graves were damaged when a sinkhole opened up beneath them in a cemetery in the southern Polish town of Trzebinia on Tuesday morning.
A memorial site with tombs of Polish World War Two Home Army (AK) soldiers in north-western Belarus is being levelled to the ground by the Minsk regime services, Lukasz Jasina, a Polish Foreign Ministry spokesman, said on Thursday.
Dentists from Katowice who examined the teeth of six people ‘rejected by society’ and accused of being ‘vampires’, found their gnashers were in ‘good condition’.
The memorial, in the western village of Mikuliszki, consisted of the remains of the wartime headquarters of a Polish Home Army unit whose members died in combat in the area in 1944.