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Church in Poland - Latest News
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.
Sep 18, 2020 - 03:30 am .- Poland’s bishops have intervened in a debate over whether their country should withdraw from a European treaty on preventing violence against women. 
Sep 2, 2020 - 06:00 pm .- A Polish bishop dismissed Wednesday suggestions that the country’s bishops want to force people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender to undergo therapy.
Sep 1, 2020 - 03:30 am .- The world needs once again to hear St. John Paul II’s appeal for an end to war, Cardinal Stanisław Dziwisz said Tuesday as he marked the anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.
Aug 31, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Poland’s bishops expressed concern Saturday about a rise in acts of desecration.
Aug 28, 2020 - 10:45 am .- Catholics have a duty to respect people who identify as LGBT+ but are not obliged to accept their views uncritically, Poland’s bishops said Friday.
Aug 2, 2020 - 09:00 am .- A Polish cardinal has urged protesters to respect religious sensibilities after they attached a rainbow flag to a historic statue of Christ in the capital, Warsaw.
Jul 14, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Andrzej Duda visited Poland’s national Marian shrine Monday following his narrow presidential election victory.
Jul 6, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The Catholic Church can only rebuild trust in its handling of clerical abuse by “taking responsibility for clarifying all crimes and omissions,” the Primate of Poland said Monday.
Jul 1, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis is praying for a group of lay people who appealed to him to crack down on clerical abuse in Poland, the Vatican said Tuesday.
Jun 25, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis appointed Thursday an apostolic administrator to take charge of a Polish diocese whose bishop is under investigation over his handling of an abuse case.
Oct 16, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- The Law and Justice Party (PiS) is supporting a law that would criminalize the “promotion of underage sexual activity” to children under 15.
Jun 14, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- As the Catholic Church in Poland continues to respond to sex abuse by clergy, Archbishop Charles Scicluna, a leading Vatican expert on prosecuting sex crimes under church law, attended the bishops’ plenary assembly to discuss child and youth protection.
May 24, 2019 - 11:34 am .- The bishops of Poland are speaking out against sexual abuse, pledging to continue to “eliminate factors conducive to crime” as well as to adopt a more sensitive attitude toward victims than in the past.
May 15, 2019 - 12:00 am .- Catholics bishops in Poland are responding to a new documentary that addresses clerical sexual abuse in the country.
Mar 15, 2019 - 04:10 pm .- Nearly 400 Polish priests were accused of sexual abuse of minors from 1990 until 2018, a study commissioned by the Episcopal Conference of Poland revealed on Thursday.
Feb 21, 2019 - 02:16 pm .- A Polish delegation of sex abuse victims and advocates met Pope Francis Wednesday, and presented the pope with a report documenting alleged clergy sexual abuse cases and cover-up throughout their country.
Nov 20, 2018 - 11:18 am .- The bishops of Poland published Monday a statement on the sexual abuse of minors by some clerics, asking forgiveness of the victims and calling for action, prayer, and penance.
Jul 28, 2016 - 04:44 am .- Those who embrace their own littleness become the “spokespersons” of God, Pope Francis said during Mass at the shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, celebrating the 1050 anniversary of Poland becoming a Christian nation. It was the first major event of the Pope's trip to the country for the 31st World Youth Day.
Jun 9, 2015 - 06:01 am .- During recent meetings which were held separately, both the Polish bishops and the Eastern Catholic bishops from Europe have discussed the family in view of the upcoming Synod on the Family, and are likely to uphold Catholic pastoral care for families.

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