This weekend signals one of Wrocław’s stranger anniversaries - the construction in 1948 of a 106-metre tall spire which was promoted as a victory of Polish technology and a symbol of Polish Wrocław. But then it was hit by lightning…
The international production tells the story of Irena Gut, a Polish nurse who hid twelve Jews under the nose of a Wehrmacht officer. Featuring a star-studded cast, the film will premier in cinemas next year.
At a time when Poland didn’t exist as a sovereign nation after being wiped off the map of Europe by the three partitions between 1772–1795, the Panorama provided a comforting memory of the importance of the Polish nation.
Reputed to be the world’s largest “gallery” of outdoor murals, over sixty now decorate the once tomb-like blocks of Zaspa drawing tourists, TV crews and journalists from around the globe.
Polish President Andrzej Duda will pay a visit to the Holy See and Italy next week. This will be Duda's first foreign visit since being sworn in for a second term in August.
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.