At a general audience in Rome on Wednesday, Pope Francis encouraged Poles to entrust themselves to the intercession of Saint John Paul II in the time of the coronavirus threat, and reminded the faithful of the 15th anniversary of the death of the late Pope on Thursday.
The aviation and space sectors in Poland, opportunities for investment and cooperation, were the subjects raised during a Polish-Italian seminar in Rome on Thursday attended by government officials from both countries.
An exhibition honouring Jan Karski, a Polish Home Army (AK) soldier and a courier for the wartime Polish Underground State during WWII, who informed the Allies about the Holocaust, opened in Rome on Tuesday.
President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda arrived in Rome on Sunday. They are to be received by Pope Francis at his general audience, presidential top aide Krzysztof Szczerski told PAP.