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Church in Poland - Latest News

Mar 2, 2021 - 08:00 am .- A judge on Tuesday found three activists who distributed images depicting Poland’s Black Madonna icon with a rainbow halo not guilty of offending religious feelings.
Feb 11, 2021 - 04:15 am .- The world’s largest Gothic altarpiece is once again dazzling visitors to a Catholic basilica in Poland following a six-year restoration project.
Jan 25, 2021 - 02:00 am .- The Polish Catholic Church’s annual “Day of Islam” on Tuesday is an opportunity to overcome prejudices, a bishop who oversees Catholic-Muslim dialogue in the country has said.
Jan 22, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- A prosecutor in Poland indicated on Thursday that he saw no grounds for an investigation into allegations that Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz failed to report claims of clerical abuse.
Jan 20, 2021 - 04:30 am .- The trial of three activists who distributed posters depicting Poland’s Black Madonna icon with a rainbow halo will resume next month following a tumultuous opening hearing. 
Jan 18, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- Catholics and Jews in Poland observed the annual Day of Judaism with a common prayer service on Sunday.
Jan 6, 2021 - 08:30 am .- An estimated 2,500 Three Kings parades took place in Poland on Wednesday amid tight coronavirus restrictions.
Jan 5, 2021 - 06:05 am .- A pontifical university in Poland is patenting a beer that will give drinkers a taste of the Middle Ages.
Dec 28, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Relics of Auschwitz martyr St. Maximilian Kolbe were installed in a chapel in Poland’s parliament before Christmas.
Dec 11, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The number of people attending Sunday Mass in Poland fell by 1.3% in 2019 compared to the previous year, according to new figures released Thursday.
Dec 3, 2020 - 08:00 am .- A Catholic archbishop spoke out Wednesday after the European Parliament passed a resolution condemning Poland’s pro-life laws. 
Nov 16, 2020 - 06:45 am .- A Polish cardinal recently sanctioned by the Vatican for sexual abuse has died at the age of 97.
Nov 13, 2020 - 03:20 am .- The McCarrick Report showed that St. John Paul II was deceived about the disgraced ex-cardinal, the president of the Polish bishops’ conference said Friday.
Nov 6, 2020 - 06:00 am .- The apostolic nunciature in Poland announced Friday disciplinary measures against a 97-year-old cardinal.
Nov 5, 2020 - 04:10 am .- The apostolic nunciature in Poland announced Wednesday that the diocesan phase of an investigation into an archbishop accused of negligence has ended.
Nov 4, 2020 - 09:00 am .- A Catholic archbishop said Tuesday that an abortion law proposal outlined by Poland’s president would amount to a “new form of euthanasia.”
Oct 28, 2020 - 04:11 pm .- The Polish bishops on Wednesday emphasized the protection of life and the importance of social peace, as critics of a court ruling against a law permitting abortion for fetal abnormalities have been blocking roads and bridges, and disrupting churches, across the country.
Oct 28, 2020 - 04:35 am .- An archbishop urged Polish Catholics to pray and fast Tuesday after protesters disrupted Masses in the wake of a landmark court ruling on abortion. 
Oct 25, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- The president of Poland’s bishops’ conference has urged critics of a landmark abortion ruling to express their opposition “in a socially acceptable way” after protesters disrupted Sunday Masses.
Oct 17, 2020 - 05:46 am .- Pope Francis accepted Saturday the resignation of the Bishop of Kalisz in central Poland, Edward Janiak, who is under investigation for his handling of an abuse case.