Posts Tagged ‘Polish Bishops’ Conference’

Prominent Bishop removed over sex abuse cover-up

Monday, October 19th, 2020
sex abuse cover-up

Pope Francis, Saturday, accepted the resignation of Edward Janiak, 68, bishop of the Polish diocese of Kalisz. Janiak’s resignation follows accusations made in a documentary about his handling of two abuse cases. The documentary “Playing Hide and Seek” was posted online in May this year. The film exposed two cases of pedophile priests that Janiak Read more

Poland’s bishops warn of mounting attacks

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Poland’s Bishops Conference has warned of an “intolerable upsurge” in acts of profanation against Catholic sites around the country, while seeking to counter media claims the Church has incited violence against LGBT activists campaigning for greater rights. “In line with its Gospel summons, the Catholic Church respects the dignity of every person without exception – Read more

Bishops say stay Catholic to keep Poland independent

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Polish bishops are telling Catholics to stay Catholic. The bishops advice – delivered in a recent pastoral letter – was made both to mark Poland’s centenary of independence and to warn the nation’s Catholics that freedom could be lost again if Poles abandon their Catholic faith. They explained independence is not just about “armed struggle, Read more