CNA Staff, May 3, 2021 / 12:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Polish Catholic shrine of Jasna Góra led a global rosary marathon Monday for an end to the coronavirus pandemic. The sanctuary in Częstochowa, southern Poland, is […]
Catholic priests and civilians are seized by the Nazis in Bydgoszcz, Poland, in September 1939. / Public domain.
CNA Staff, Apr 29, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA).
Catholics in Poland are commemorating the fifth of the country’s diocesan priests who were… […]
Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński with Cardinal Karol Wojtyła, the future St. John Paul II. Photo courtesy of Adam Bujak/Biały Kruk.
CNA Staff, Apr 23, 2021 / 06:13 am (CNA).
The beatification of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, the former Primate of Poland w… […]
As a non-theologian, I do not feel competent to respond to the controversial theological views of the recently deceased Swiss-German dissident theologian Hans Küng, such as his rejection of the dogma of papal infallibility. But […]
There is much pessimism across the West about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on religious practice. Luxembourg’s Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, for example, has grimly predicted that the disruption of normal religious life may have […]
The Umschlagplatz Monument in Warsaw, Poland, where more than 300,000 Jews were transported from the Warsaw Ghetto to Nazi death camps. / Sr. Amata CSFN
CNA Staff, Apr 19, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).
The uprising — the largest single Jewish revolt … […]
CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2021 / 05:00 am (CNA).- Days before Pope John Paul II’s death on April 2, 2005, Vatican television cameras captured extraordinary footage of the Polish pope. He was sitting alone facing the altar of his private chapel. Beneath the cru… […]
CNA Staff, Mar 24, 2021 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Early on March 24, 1944, a Nazi patrol surrounded the home of Józef and Wiktoria Ulma on the outskirts of the village of Markowa in southeast Poland. They discovered eight Jewish people who had found re… […]
CNA Staff, Mar 19, 2021 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- A Polish windsurfing star has described how she convinced a woman not to have an abortion, saying that “if we talk about it out loud, others will also follow our example.”
Zofia Klepacka, a world … […]
CNA Staff, Mar 19, 2021 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Catholics in Poland launched a week of prayer for the protection of life on Friday, the feast of St. Joseph.
The week-long pro-life initiative, starting on March 19, is supported by Catholic bishops in dioces… […]