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Pope John Paul II in 1996.

Could St. John Paul II be declared a Doctor of the Church?

Oct 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Polish bishops’ conference made a formal request in 2019. Read more

A Mass in honor of Blessed Jerzy Popiełuszko at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 19. 2021.

Poland commemorates anniversary of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko’s martyrdom

Oct 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

The blessed was killed on Oct. 19, 1984. Read more

Carl Anderson receives the Totus Tuus award at the Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 9, 2021.

Carl Anderson receives honor from Catholic Church in Poland

Oct 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Totus Tuus award is known as the ‘Catholic Nobel’ in Poland. Read more

Mass in the chapel of a seminary in Poznań, western Poland, Sept. 15, 2018.

Number of new Catholic seminarians in Poland falls by nearly 20% year on year

Oct 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

In 2021, 356 seminarians began their studies. Read more

Poland is entrusted to St. Joseph at the National Shrine of St. Joseph in Kalisz, Oct. 7, 2021.

Polish Catholic bishops’ leader entrusts nation to St. Joseph

Oct 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

The act of entrustment took place at the National Shrine of St. Joseph. Read more

Archbishop Stanislaw Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference.

Polish Catholic archbishop: Help migrants caught in Belarus border crisis

Oct 5, 2021

By CNA Staff

Poland has sent troops to secure its roughly 250-mile border with Belarus. Read more

A family participates in Poland's March for Life and the Family in Warsaw on Sept. 19, 2021.

Poland’s March for Life and the Family draws 5,000 people

Sep 20, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Thousands participated in the annual pro-life march in Warsaw on Sept. 19. Read more

A press conference launching a report by a commision of experts on the activities of Polish Dominican priest Paweł M., Sept. 15, 2021.

Polish Catholic leader expresses ‘deep pain and sadness’ as report on charismatic priest faults Dominicans

Sep 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

Poland’s Dominican province apologized ‘for the wrong that has been done.’ Read more

Cardinal Marcello Semeraro presides at the beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński and Mother Elżbieta Róża Czacka in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 12, 2021.

Cardinal Wyszynski and Mother Czacka beatified in Poland

Sep 12, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Cardinal Marcello Semeraro said the new blesseds offered a ‘model of service.’ Read more

Karolina Gawrych and Sr. Nulla, healed respectively through the intercession of Mother Czacka and Cardinal Wyszyński.

Miracle recipients to attend beatification of Cardinal Wyszynski and Mother Czacka

Sep 6, 2021

By CNA Staff

Karolina Gawrych will carry the relics of Mother Czacka at the beatification ceremony. Read more

Archbishop emeritus Marian Gołębiewski of Wrocław, Poland

Vatican sanctions retired Polish archbishop after ‘Vos estis’ cover-up inquiry

Aug 21, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican has imposed penalties on another Catholic bishop in Poland for mishandling abuse cases. Read more

Archbishop Sławoj Leszek Głódź (L) and Bishop Edward Janiak (R).

Vatican sanctions two Polish bishops after ‘Vos estis’ investigations

Mar 29, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The apostolic nunciature in Poland announced Monday that the Vatican has sanctioned two Polish bishops at the conclusion of canonical... Read more