Money donated by Pope Francis will be used to help migrants stuck on the border between Poland and Belarus, a Catholic Polish charity has said.
One of the world’s most famous Poles, John Paul II played a significant role in the contemporary social history of Poland. In this 114th episode of our impossible mission to find the heart of Poland, Patrick Ney speaks to George Weigel, the world’s biggest selling biographer of John Paul II about his memories of the Polish Pope alongside some fascinating archival photos from his life. Hear George speak about John Paul II’s role in the downfall of Communism, what shaped his personality, as well as amusing anecdotes like what he said when he met singer Bob Dylan.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Jan Tyrawa from the post of Bishop of Bydgoszcz due to accusations of covering up cases of paedophilia involving priests from his diocese.
A report published by the Vatican shows that the now disgraced Cardinal Theodore McCarrick managed to deceive Pope John Paul II about his behaviour, the president of the Polish Bishops' Conference (KEP), Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki, has said.
Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, one of Poland’s most senior clerics and a former private secretary to Pope John Paul II, had denied allegations that he had covered up the sexual abuse of children and took bribes.
John Paul II's pontificate was different from the previous ones, as the Church has opened its doors to all mankind like never before, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday on the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of Karol Wojtyla's election as pope.
Pope Francis and Polish President Andrzej Duda during a private audience on Friday discussed how every person, in his own capacity, can act to pursue peace, the president wrote on Twitter.
Pope Francis marked the 40th anniversary of the founding of Poland's Solidarity union during Wednesday's general audience in the Vatican, the first in six months with the participation of the faithful.
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.