Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz’

Allegations of former papal secretary’s negligence checked

Thursday, July 1st, 2021

Allegations in the Polish media of a former papal secretary’s negligence have resulted in an envoy from the Holy See making a ten-day visit to Poland. The Vatican’s embassy in Poland says the subject of the investigation is retired Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz (now aged 82). Prior to his retirement he was the archbishop of Krakow Read more

Polish cardinal could face jail time for failing to report abuse

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

A Polish cardinal, former secretary to St. John Paul II, could face jail time after a Polish state commission accused him of ignoring sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. Poland’s State Commission on Pedophilia said it would initiate procedures against bishops “for not notifying law enforcement authorities, despite their knowledge that minors were being harmed by Read more

Cardinal condemns de-canonisation of St John Paul II

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Poland has condemned attempts to damage the status of his former superior, St John Paul II, and rejected calls for his de-canonisation for ignoring sex abuse in the Catholic Church. “John Paul II was a man of the Second Vatican Council, which shaped his thinking about the Church and contemporary world”, Read more