Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Poland’

Far-right Poles have Ukraine on their minds at Independence Day march

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Warsaw’s annual “Independence March” by far-right nationalist groups has long been used to espouse Polish pride, but Ukraine was on their minds at this year’s event. “Hitler is dead but Putin is alive and he is repeating history with the Ukrainians,” declared Stanislaw Fidurski, a 95-year-old retired colonel at Friday’s march, which was led by Read more

Naked demonstrators protest Polish abortion law

Thursday, November 5th, 2020
Polish abortion law

Two female pro-abortion activists stripped naked in front of photographers to protest against a new Polish abortion law. Ania Bielawska and Lukasz Stanek drew profanities on their naked bodies. They then paraded in front of photographers at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Their demonstration was short-lived as police quickly wrapped them in blankets and led Read more

History of resilient Catholic faith in Poland

Friday, July 1st, 2016

This year is doubly important for the Catholic Church in Poland. In addition to hosting this year’s World Youth Day, Poland also celebrates the 1,050th anniversary of its Christian heritage in 2016. Since 966, Poland has often been Antemurale Christianitatis, the bulwark of Christianity against invasion, and has time and again defended our civilization. Now Read more

Catholic Church influence fading in Poland

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Twenty years ago, the Catholic Church played a major role in the fall of communism in Poland. Today, with the country changing rapidly, the church’s influence is quickly waning. Once considered the most Catholic country in Europe, the faithful are vanishing. Just past the Polish border, passengers traveling by train from Berlin to Warsaw can see Jesus. Read more