The Latest

The EWTN affiliates and partners’ European meeting in Poland, Aug. 26-29, 2021.

Polish Catholic bishops’ leader sends blessing to EWTN European meeting

Aug 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

Forty people from 15 countries took part in the gathering in Poland. Read more

A group of migrants trapped at the border between Poland and Belarus, near the Polish village of Usnarz Górny.

Poland’s Catholic bishops call for solidarity with refugees amid Belarus border standoff

Aug 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

The bishops described the situation at the Poland-Belarus border as “disturbing.” 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

One of the 12 altars for perpetual adoration that represent the “crown of 12 stars” on the Virgin Mary’s head blessed by Pope Francis.

Polish artist designs stunning monstrances with Virgin Mary: ‘Beauty leads to God’

Aug 9, 2021

By Katie Yoder

A Polish artisan and jeweler is hoping that his craft leads people to God. After experiencing a miraculous healing, he... Read more

Bishop Jan Szkodoń, auxiliary bishop of Kraków, Poland.

Vatican concludes inquiry into Polish Catholic bishop

Jul 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

Investigators concluded that the accusations were “not proven.” Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish Catholic bishops’ conference.

Polish Catholic Church to hold day of solidarity with Europe’s flood victims as death toll rises

Jul 16, 2021

By CNA Staff

At least 120 people have died in the floods, many of them in Germany. Read more

Four pilgrims from Pelplin, northern Poland, arrive in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, July 14, 2021.

Polish Catholics arrive in Rome after 17-day cycling pilgrimage

Jul 15, 2021

By CNA Staff

The group raised funds for a hospice. Read more

Mother Elżbieta Róża Czacka.

Who is the nun who will be beatified with Cardinal Wyszynski, Poland’s ‘Primate of the Millennium’?

Jul 15, 2021

By Luke Coppen

Mother Elżbieta Róża Czacka is little known outside of Poland. Read more

Archbishop Wiktor Skworc of Katowice, Poland.

Polish archbishop asks for coadjutor after Vatican negligence probe

Jul 9, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Wiktor Skworc had requested the investigation into his actions. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, pictured Jan. 15, 2018.

Polish Catholic bishops’ leader: The Church supports those opting for COVID-19 vaccine

Jul 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Gądecki said vaccination was “an important tool.” Read more

Archbishop Sławoj Leszek Głódź.

Polish Catholic archbishop sanctioned by Vatican defends election as mayor

Jul 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Sławoj Leszek Głódź insisted his new role did not conflict with canon law. Read more

The ‘Voice of the Unborn’ bell in Kolbuszowa, Poland.

Pro-life bell blessed by Pope Francis tours Poland

Jun 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

The “Voice of the Unborn” bell honors the 42 million children aborted annually worldwide. Read more

Archbishop Polak, center, at a press conference presenting a report on clerical abuse in Poland, June 28, 2021.

Catholic Church in Poland reports 100s of new abuse allegations

Jun 29, 2021

By CNA Staff

The claims relate to abuse reportedly committed by 292 clergy between 1958 and 2020. Read more

Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz, pictured in Rome April 25, 2014.

Vatican confirms probe of negligence claims against Polish Cardinal Dziwisz

Jun 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco visited Poland on June 17-26 to investigate the allegations. Read more

Bishop Stefan Regmunt.

Vatican takes action against two more retired Polish Catholic bishops

Jun 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

The measures concerned Bishop Stefan Regmunt and Bishop Stanisław Napierała. Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, pictured in Warsaw Feb. 12, 2020.

Polish Catholic archbishop urges European Parliament to reject abortion report

Jun 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki made the appeal on the eve of a crucial vote. Read more

St. Albert Chmielowski.

Thief returns relics of Polish Catholic saint who inspired Pope John Paul II

Jun 18, 2021

By CNA Staff

The perpetrator apologized for stealing the relics of St. Albert Chmielowski. Read more

Fr. Jan Macha (1914-1942).

Polish Catholic priest guillotined by Nazis to be beatified in November

Jun 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

Fr. Jan Macha will be declared blessed in Katowice, southern Poland, on Nov. 20. Read more

The 389th Plennary Session of the Polish Bishops’ Conference in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, southern Poland.

Poland’s Catholic bishops look ahead to fall meeting with Pope Francis

Jun 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Polish bishops’ ad limina visit to Rome is scheduled for October. Read more