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by Courtney Mares CNA Staff, Nov 18, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- A new book on St. John Paul II examines the relationship of the Polish pope with Central and Eastern European countries during the Cold War. “Blood of your Blood, Bone of your Bone: The Pontificate of John …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Nov 16, 2020 / 06:45 am MT (CNA).- A Polish cardinal recently sanctioned by the Vatican for sexual abuse has died at the age of 97. Cardinal Henryk Gulbinowicz died Monday morning, the Polish bishops’ conference announced Nov. 16. Earlier this month, the apostolic nunciature …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 28, 2020 / 05:07 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Wednesday that he asks for St. John Paul II’s intercession for all hearts to be inspired with a respect for life and prays for strength for those who welcome life with heroic love. “Through …

CNA Staff, Oct 22, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- A Polish city has unveiled a giant mural of St. John Paul II in honor of the birth centenary of the pope whose feast day is celebrated Thursday. City authorities in Stalowa Wola, southeastern Poland, commissioned the portrait, which is …

Vatican City, Oct 16, 2020 / 05:00 am MT (CNA).- St. John Paul II accurately predicted the problems facing the world today, his longtime personal secretary said Friday, the anniversary of the Polish pope’s election. In an essay marking the election on Oct. 16, 1978, Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz said that …

CNA Staff, Aug 2, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- A Polish cardinal has urged protesters to respect religious sensibilities after they attached a rainbow flag to a historic statue of Christ in the capital, Warsaw. In a statement published on the Polish bishops’ conference website July 29, Cardinal Kazimierz …

CNA Staff, Jun 11, 2020 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- Catholics took part in traditional Corpus Christi processions across Poland Thursday amid strict safety measures intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. People wearing cloth face coverings took to the streets June 11 to celebrate the Solemnity of the …

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski and St. John Paul II, then Cardinal Karol Wojtyla. Photo Courtesy of Adam Bujak/Bialy Kruk.
CNA Staff, Apr 28, 2020 / 07:30 am MT (CNA).- The beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, the former Primate of Poland who heroically resisted Communism, has been postponed because of the coronavirus. Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz said April 28 that the beatification would no longer take place as planned in Warsaw’s …

CNA/EWTN News Pope Francis has invited the youth of the world on pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016 –and on Sunday he became the first pilgrim to register himself. “Today we open registration for the thirty-first World Youth Day, to be held next year in Poland,” he said. “I invite …

A framed portrait of Pope John Paul II sits in front of the altar as Father Eric Bowman gives the closing blessing during the special Mass at St. Adalbert Parish in Dayton Sunday, April 27, 2014, to celebrate the Canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Staff Report At St. Adalbert Parish, founded in 1903 to serve the Polish Catholic community in Dayton and vicinity, Pope John Paul II’s canonization had special significance, said Father Eric Bowman, pastoral administrator. The parish celebrated a special Mass, featuring songs and scripture readings in Polish, followed by a reception.