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Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz, pictured at the Vatican April 25, 2014.

Archbishop: Vatican should clarify ‘doubts’ after Cardinal Dziwisz accused of negligence

Allegations that Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz failed to investigate claims of clerical abuse aired in a television program Monday should be... Read more

Sr. Wanda Boniszewska (1907-2003).

Beatification cause of reputed stigmatist tortured by Stalin’s secret police opens

The beatification cause of a Polish religious sister who reputedly bore the stigmata opened Monday.  Read more

Cardinal Henryk Gulbinowicz, left.

Vatican imposes disciplinary measures on 97-year-old Polish cardinal

The apostolic nunciature in Poland announced Friday disciplinary measures against a 97-year-old cardinal.  Read more

Archbishop Sławoj Leszek Głódź.

‘Vos estis’ inquiry into Polish Catholic archbishop advances

The apostolic nunciature in Poland announced Wednesday that the diocesan phase of an investigation into an archbishop accused of negligence... Read more

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

Polish Catholic archbishop: president’s abortion law proposal would be ‘new form of euthanasia’

A Catholic archbishop said Tuesday that an abortion law proposal outlined by Poland’s president would amount to a “new form... Read more

Marta Lempart.

Polish pro-abortion leader urges 'revolt' against Church, amid Mass interruptions and protests

A leader of Poland’s pro-abortion movement urged Catholics to oppose the Catholic Church’s opposition to abortion in the country, even... Read more

A promotional image for the “Rosary to the Gates of Heaven.”

Polish pro-lifers launch global rosary initiative

Polish pro-lifers are inviting Catholics around the world to join a global rosary initiative that launched on Sunday.  Read more

Polish president Andrzej Duda campaigns for re-election in Zlotoryja, June 12, 2020.

Amid protests, Polish president backs abortion for fatal fetal abnormalities

Facing protests across the country after a court ruling prohibiting abortion for fetal abnormalities, the Polish president said Friday he... Read more

Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski of Krakow, Poland, center, pictured Oct. 20, 2016.

Polish Catholics urged to pray and fast after protesters disrupt Masses over abortion ruling

An archbishop urged Polish Catholics to pray and fast Tuesday after protesters disrupted Masses in the wake of a landmark... Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, at the Vatican on Oct. 12, 2015.

Polish archbishop speaks out as protesters disrupt Masses after abortion ruling

The president of Poland’s bishops’ conference has urged critics of a landmark abortion ruling to express their opposition “in a... Read more

Baby Feet.

Polish president Duda welcomes landmark abortion ruling

Polish president Andrzej Duda welcomed a landmark court ruling on abortion Friday.  Read more

Baby feet.

Polish court declares abortion in cases of fetal abnormalities unconstitutional

Poland’s constitutional court ruled Thursday that a law permitting abortion for fetal abnormalities is unconstitutional.  Read more

The mural of St. John Paul II in Stalowa Wola, Poland.

Polish city unveils giant St. John Paul II mural in centenary year

A Polish city has unveiled a giant mural of St. John Paul II in honor of the birth centenary of... Read more

Bishop Bogdan Wojtuś (1937-2020).

Polish bishop dies from the coronavirus

A Polish bishop died from COVID-19 Tuesday at the age of 83.  Read more

Servant of God Wanda Błeńska (1911-2014).

Beatification cause of ‘mother of lepers’ opens in Poland

The beatification cause of a Polish missionary doctor known as the “mother of lepers” was opened Sunday.   Read more

Bishop Edward Janiak.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Polish bishop under investigation

Pope Francis accepted Saturday the resignation of the Bishop of Kalisz in central Poland, Edward Janiak, who is under investigation... Read more

Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz, pictured in Kraków, Poland, March 4, 2016.

Cardinal: St. John Paul II foresaw challenges facing world today

St. John Paul II accurately predicted the problems facing the world today, his longtime personal secretary said Friday, the anniversary of the... Read more

Pope John Paul II in 1996.

International appeal launched to promote St. John Paul II’s teaching

The rector of a Catholic university in Poland urged academics Monday to sign an appeal committing themselves to promoting the... Read more

Poland’s bishops attend a Oct. 5-6 plenary meeting in Łódź.

Polish bishops: Communion in the hand acceptable amid pandemic

Poland’s bishops said Tuesday that Catholics who opt to receive Holy Communion in the hand during the pandemic “cannot be... Read more

President Andrzej Duda.

'The family has fundamental value' - an interview with Polish President Andrzej Duda

On Sept. 25, EWTN News spoke with Poland's President Andrzej Duda, who met with Pope Francis during a visit to... Read more