Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Slawoj Leszek Glódz’

Poland: Catholic archbishop sanctioned by Vatican defends election as mayor

Monday, July 5th, 2021

A Polish Catholic archbishop sanctioned by the Vatican has defended his election as a village mayor. Archbishop Sławoj Leszek Głódź told Radio Zet on June 29 that his role as mayor of Piaski, in northeastern Poland, did not conflict with canon law. Canon 285 of the Code of Canon Law says that “clerics are forbidden Read more

Vatican sanctions two Polish bishops for mishandling abuse cases

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The Holy See has placed sanctions on two controversial bishops in Poland following investigations that revealed both prelates badly mishandled cases of priests who sexually abused minors. Archbishop Slawoj Leszek Glódz, who led the Archdiocese of Gdansk from 2008 until his retirement last August at age 75, was charged with “negligence”. Bishop Edward Janiak, who Read more