President Andrzej Duda, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher and Sejm (lower house) Speaker Elzbieta Witek paid tribute to the late Polish-born Pope John Paul II on the centenary of his birth on Monday.
St. John Paul II was someone who built bridges between people and approached others with great openness, said Primate of Poland Archbishop Wojciech Polak in an interview for PAP. Monday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote in the Saturday edition of Italian daily La Repubblica that Europe has an obligation to help Italians struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, adding that the EU has effective tools to tackle an economic crisis.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki received the Peace Light of Bethlehem from scouts of the Polish Scouting and Guiding Association (ZHP) at his office in Warsaw on Tuesday.
TFN explores the history and the stunning architecture of one of the country’s biggest and most expensive new churches.
A new exhibition entitled ‘Americans in Poland 1919-1947’ attempts to restore the memory of a generation of Americans who came to Poland with Herbert Hoover in the early 1920s and who sought to help rebuild the country.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in Poland's northern city of Gdańsk on Monday that the first pilgrimage to Poland by Pope John Paul II awoke solidarity and a desire for freedom in the Polish people.
Claiming to be the smallest museum in Europe, it includes buttons from Poland’s wartime commander-in-chief Władysław Sikorski, Communist leader Wojciech Jaruzelski, recently murdered mayor of Gdansk Paweł Adamowicz and even Pope John Paul II, all of which offer an exhilarating whistle-stop tour of Poland’s recent history and contemporary national life.
Poles and Catholics around the world today commemorate the 14th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s death. A man instrumental to the collapse of communism in Poland and the rest of Central and Eastern Europe, and the establishment of a more progressive Catholic Church, JPII, as he was affectionately known, is still considered one of the best Popes to have ever lived.
Known as the JP2, the reconstructed military Star truck was produced especially for the Pope during his first visit to Poland in 1979.