The month-long demonstrations – triggered by a controversial abortion ruling – are the country’s largest since Solidarity, drawing nearly half a million women and their supporters daily
Anger at sex abuse crisis casts shadow even over legacy of John Paul II, as Warsaw street sign in honour of late pope vandalised to read “Victims of John Paul II Avenue”
Polish Bishops ask Vatican to “clarify” accusations against former Pope’s private secretary Cardinal Dziwisz as former nuncio in Paris goes on trial for alleged sex assault
French Bishops say 320 people presented accusations against priests between September 2018 and September 2020
Frustration against new abortion ban continues to boil over as Bishops’ head blames protests on “hatred of Christianity” of “cultural Marxists”, compares plight of Catholics today with that of Jews in pre-war period
Dominican Paweł Gużyński accuses prelates of bearing “indirect” responsibility for violation of “delicate social balance” that has led to biggest protests since fall of communism
Pope asks for “heroic love” to defend all life as German Catholic women blame Church intransigence for stoking unrest, insist “abortion is not a crime”
A Global Catholic group is calling on the Polish Bishops to use “every means available” to them to “protect the dignity” of LGBTIQ+ people.
Criticism is raining down on the Polish Bishops after they affirmed that Church doctrine on homosexuality is infallible and supported gay ‘conversion therapy’.
A Polish gay couple pleaded with the Pope to “take action” on the homophobic bishops of their country before the prelates there endorsed so-called gay ‘conversion therapy’.
Pope Francis has wasted no time in accepting the resignation of an archbishop in Poland mired in controversy, sidelining him on the day of his 75th birthday, when bishops are required by canon law to offer their retirement.
Lamenting “we can no longer remain silent”, Polish Catholics are pleading with Pope Francis to take “immediate and unequivocal” action on the “outrageous scale of abuse” in the Church in the country.
Pope Francis has appointed an administrator to a Polish diocese whose bishop has been accused of covering-up the clerical sex abuse of children.
Warsaw Jews are standing up for LGBT people against the “hostility and hatred” directed at them by the Polish government and also by the Church.
Priests in Poland are rebelling against a sex abuse cover-up-accused bishop, refusing to sign letters of loyalty to him.
A new case of priestly pedophilia and episcopal negligence in Poland has marred this Monday’s centenary of the birth of Pope St. John Paul II.
A former Foreign Minister has accused Poland’s ruling party chairman of turning the country into a Catholic dictatorship.
The Bishops of Poland are standing side on to the government’s proposal to hold a postal vote for presidential elections.
“We’ve experienced this before”, East European Catholics who suffered through communism have warned with regard to coronavirus lockdowns.
A Polish archbishop is downplaying the risk of COVID-19, saying that “Christ does not spread germs and viruses”.
A Warsaw village parish Sunday Mass with just one attendee was typical of the situation in churches around Poland this weekend as the coronavirus threat continues to bite there and around the world.
The Presidents of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Council of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE) are praying from deliverance from the coronavirus pandemic as Churches in Europe are increasing precautions – albeit with some exceptions.
LGBT rights campaigners have protested against a homophobic Polish archbishop and called for his resignation.
The Annual Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse was marked in Ireland on 28 February, the first Friday of Lent.
The Nunciature in Poland has said it has “no information” on reports of a supposedly imminent Vatican investigation of the Archbishop of Gdańsk.
The President of the Polish Bishops’ Conference, Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, has thanked Pope Francis for the “loud cry of the Church for the rights of poor” that he raised in his post-Amazon Synod apostolic exhortation, Querida Amazonia.
The “biggest ever” trial of a pedophile priest in Poland is again pointing up the national Church’s negligence on the clerical sex abuse of children.