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Three Kings parades went down the streets of 800 Polish towns and cities Jan. 6, 2023, for the feast of the Epiphany, with estimates of some 1.5 million people taking part in what is believed to be the largest street Nativity pageant in the world.

Three Kings parades across Poland draw 1.5 million participants

Jan 9, 2023

By Justyna Galant

Three Kings parades went down the streets of 800 Polish towns and cities Jan. 6 for the feast of the... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly of the Knights of Columbus helped assemble care packages prepared for Ukraine alongside Ukrainian refugees and Bishop Stolarczyk of Radom, Poland.

KofC Supreme Knight to American Catholics: ‘Remember our brothers and sisters in Christ in Ukraine this winter’

Dec 15, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly is convinced that American Catholics must continue to stand in solidarity with the... Read more

EWTN Poland's YouTube channel features a live broadcast from the Adoration Chapel in Niepokalanów, the monastery founded by St. Maximilian Kolbe, that attracts almost one million users a month.

YouTube shuts down EWTN’s Polish channel

Oct 25, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

For the second time in less than two years, EWTN’s affiliate in Poland has had its YouTube channel suspended, the... Read more

March for Life and Family in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 19, 2022.

Poland’s March for Life and Family draws 10,000 people

Sep 19, 2022

By Justyna Galant

An estimated 10,000 people walked through the streets of Poland’s capital on Sunday to take part in the National March... Read more

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Legal abortions fall by 90% in Poland after court eliminates exception for fetal defects

Aug 3, 2022

By CNA Staff

If it had not been for the change in the law about 1,000 children would have lost their lives in... Read more

Israeli Ambassador to Poland Yacov Livne speaks with students and faculty at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland, on June 21, 2022.

Young people 'key' to building understanding, Israeli ambassador to Poland says

Jun 21, 2022

By CNA Staff

The ambassador spoke to students and faculty at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland, June 21. Read more

The 10 Elizabethan sisters beatified on June 11, 2022, in Wrocław, Poland.

Meet the 10 newest blesseds of the Catholic Church

Jun 18, 2022

By CNA Staff

The 10 Elizabethan sisters were murdered by Red Army soldiers in 1945. Read more

Sister Paschalis Jahn and nine fellow Elizabethan sisters martyred during World War II were beatified June 11, 2022, in Wroclaw, Poland.

Pope Francis praises 'example of faith' of newly beatified Polish nuns martyred in WWII

Jun 12, 2022

By CNA Staff

Sister Paschalis Jahn and nine fellow Elizabethan sisters were beatified Saturday in Wroclaw, Poland. Read more

Poland’s bishops celebrate Mass in Zakopane on June 7, 2002.

Poland’s Catholic bishops: Many Ukrainians ‘will not be able to survive’ without help

Jun 8, 2022

By Justyna Galant

More than three million people have fled from Ukraine to Poland since Feb. 24. Read more

Married couples gather in Częstochowa, Poland, on June 4-5, 2022. Equipes Notre-Dame.

Married couples from across Europe pray at Marian shrine in Poland

Jun 7, 2022

By CNA Staff

One couple traveled from Odesa in war-torn southern Ukraine. Read more

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22,000 young people pray for peace at Catholic festival in Poland

Jun 6, 2022

By Justyna Galant

Young Ukrainians took part in the Lednica 2000 meeting on June 4. Read more

Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński ordains Father Jerzy Popiełuszko to the priesthood on May 28, 1972.

50 years ago, the paths of 2 heroic Polish blesseds crossed

May 28, 2022

By Luke Coppen

Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński ordained Father Jerzy Popiełuszko to the priesthood on May 28, 1972. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki.

Polish bishops’ leader: Vatican’s approach to Russia ‘naive and utopian’

May 24, 2022

By Luke Coppen

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki made the remark after a May 17-20 visit to Ukraine. Read more

Bishop Krzysztof Zadarko, chairman of the Polish bishops’ council for migration, tourism, and pilgrimages.

Catholic bishop questions lack of EU support as Poland aids millions of Ukrainian refugees

May 16, 2022

By Justyna Galant

More than three million people have fled from Ukraine to Poland since Feb. 24. Read more

Pope John Paul II in 1996.

Church leaders and scholars to explore St. John Paul II’s ‘natural law legacy’

May 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

Speakers will include papal biographer George Weigel and Dutch Cardinal Willem Eijk. Read more

Pope Francis admires an Easter basket with Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly and his family at the Vatican, April 11, 2022.

With pope’s blessing, Knights of Columbus to give 10,000 Easter care packages to Ukraine war victims

Apr 13, 2022

By Courtney Mares

‘Our efforts in Ukraine and Poland have only just begun,’ said Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki with Bartholomew I of Constantinople in Warsaw, Poland, on March 29, 2022.

Orthodox leader and Polish Catholic archbishop pray for peace in Ukraine

Mar 29, 2022

By CNA Staff

Patriarch Bartholomew I is visiting Poland to offer his blessing to Ukrainian refugees. Read more

A Caritas Poland ‘Tent of Hope’ in Krościenko, southern Poland.

Poland’s Catholics dig deep to help Ukrainian refugees

Mar 22, 2022

By CNA Staff

Catholics have donated record sums to Caritas Poland, the country’s largest charity. Read more

A plenary meeting of the Polish bishops’ conference on March 15, 2022.

Ukraine war: Poland’s Catholic bishops condemn attacks on civilians

Mar 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

The U.N. human rights office has recorded over 1,800 civilian casualties. Read more

Sisters from Przemysł, Poland, help Ukrainian refugees.

Almost 1,000 Polish Catholic convents are helping Ukraine’s refugees

Mar 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

Nearly 1.8 million people have entered Poland from Ukraine since the full-scale Russian invasion. Read more