President Andrzej Duda has informed Pope Francis about Poland's epidemic aid to other countries in a telephone conversation, Duda aide Krzysztof Szczerski reported on Thursday, adding the Pope called Poland's aid a "magnificent sign of international solidarity."
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki tweeted on Thursday that on the 15th anniversary of his death, Saint Pope John Paul II remains a symbol of hope and faith in Polish solidarity, invoking his memory during Poland's current challenges.
The list includes some of the country’s intellectual heavyweights, while 2020 has also been named the year of two key events in Polish history.
Pope Francis has said in a message to the 42nd European Meeting of Young People, in Poland's western city of Wroclaw, that "Poland is a country that has its roots in the Faith."
TFN takes a look back at the Polish Pope from Wadowice who helped change the world and bring about the fall of communism.
Started in 1928, the race took place five times before WWII broke out. It resumed in 1947 and is now part of the UCI World Ranking and one of the most important races in Eastern Europe.