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The Gothic altarpiece at St. Mary’s Basilica in Kraków, Poland. Photo credits: The Archives of St. Mary’s Basilica in Kraków.

World’s largest Gothic altarpiece dazzles again after 6-year restoration project

The world’s largest Gothic altarpiece is once again dazzling visitors to a Catholic basilica in Poland following a six-year restoration... Read more

 Poland’s bishops celebrate Mass at the Basilica of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Wadowice June 15, 2020. Courtesy of the Press Office of the Polish Bishops’ Conference

Bishops entrust Polish Church to Mary in St. John Paul II centenary year

Bishops entrusted the Church in Poland to the Virgin Mary on Monday as they marked the centenary of the birth... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the St. John Paul II shrine in Krakow, Poland, July 30, 2016.

Pope to priests and religious: Don't be content with mediocrity

During Mass celebrated at the shrine of St. John Paul II in Krakow, Pope Francis challenged the priests, religious, and... Read more

St. Mary's Basilica on Krakow's Main Square.

Vatican releases papal schedule for World Youth Day in Poland

On Saturday the Vatican released a provisional schedule of Pope Francis' visit to Poland for World Youth Day. He will... Read more

Pope Francis at the Vatican, April 3, 2014.

Pope Francis likely to visit Auschwitz during World Youth Day

During his July visit to Poland for World Youth Day, it’s probable that Pope Francis will follow in the steps... Read more

St. Mary's Basilica on Krakow's Main Square.

A tour of Saint John Paul II's Poland

St. John Paul II had just celebrated the closing Mass of his historic trip to his home country of Poland... Read more