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by CNA Staff Warsaw, Poland, Aug 25, 2021 / 12:00 pm Poland’s Catholic bishops have appealed for solidarity with refugees amid rising tensions at the country’s border with Belarus. In an Aug. 22 statement, the bishops described the situation at the Poland-Belarus border as “disturbing.” “Recently, there has been a

By CNA Staff Rome, Italy, Jul 15, 2021 / 13:00 pm Three Polish Catholic priests and a layman arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday after a grueling cycling pilgrimage from northern Poland. The group, from the diocese of Pelplin, set out on the 1,400-mile trip on June 28, carrying with

by Luke Coppen Warsaw, Poland, Jul 15, 2021 / 03:40 am Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, a giant of 20th-century Catholicism, will be beatified on Sept. 12. But the Primate of Poland who heroically resisted communism is not the only figure who will be raised to the altars that day in Warsaw.

CNA Staff, May 13, 2021 / 03:05 am America/Denver (CNA). A cardinal has recalled the moment that St. John Paul II was shot in St. Peter’s Square 40 years on from the attempted assassination. The Polish pope collapsed into the arms of the then Msgr. Stanisław Dziwisz when he was

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski and St. John Paul II, then Cardinal Karol Wojtyla. Photo Courtesy of Adam Bujak/Bialy Kruk.
CNA Staff, Apr 23, 2021 / 06:13 am America/Denver (CNA). The beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, the former Primate of Poland who heroically resisted communism, will take place on Sunday, Sept. 12. Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz announced April 23 that the beatification ceremony would be held in the Polish capital, Warsaw,

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Apr 2, 2021 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope St. John Paul II— who would have turned 100 years old May 18— was a man of great humility, whose nearly 27-year pontificate nevertheless left a lasting impression on the Catholic Church and the world, according

CNA Staff, Mar 19, 2021 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- A Polish windsurfing star has described how she convinced a woman not to have an abortion, saying that “if we talk about it out loud, others will also follow our example.” Zofia Klepacka, a world champion and Olympic medalist in

CNA Staff, Mar 19, 2021 / 05:00 am MT (CNA).- Poland’s Catholic bishops will entrust the country to St. Joseph on Oct. 7. The act of entrustment of the nation and Church in Poland to St. Joseph will take place at the National Shrine of St. Joseph in Kalisz, central

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Mar 17, 2021 / 05:00 pm MT (CNA).- Relics of Carlo Acutis can now be found in a cathedral in Poland thanks to the initiative of a youth chaplain. Fr. Adrian Sadowski, the diocesan youth chaplain for the Diocese of Ełk in northeast Poland, was

CNA Staff, Feb 23, 2021 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- A Vatican archbishop celebrated the 90th anniversary of the first Divine Mercy apparition on Monday in the Polish city of Płock. Archbishop Jan Romeo Pawłowski, an official at the Vatican Secretariat of State, celebrated Mass on Feb. 22 at the