The Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, has passed a resolution condemning what it called "a disgraceful hate campaign in the media" against the Polish-born Pope John Paul II.
Miroslaw Skrzypczynski, the president of the Polish Tennis Association (PZT), has resigned following accusations of physical and psychological violence and sexual abuse.
The Warsaw-born actress was awarded for her leading role in 'It's Not Over', an Italian-Scottish thriller filmed in Scotland and directed by Italy’s Alessandro Riccardi.
The New Left party has called for inspections at care institutions run by the Catholic Church after a news website wrote about cases of abuse at a home for disabled children in southern Poland.
Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS), in an interview with PAP denied accusations made by the opposition that the government had abused a sophisticated spyware system to wiretap people opposing the government.
The Holy See has banned a Polish bishop from participating in public religious ceremonies after finding him guilty of negligence in incidents of child sex abuse involving priests from his diocese.
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.
Dozens of priests have put their names to a letter published in a magazine stating their opposition to what they call "abuse by politicians and the sins of the Church.