Posts Tagged ‘Polish Catholic Church’

John Paul II knew about sexual abuse in the Church

Thursday, March 9th, 2023
Pope John Paul II abuse

A Polish TV report has claimed that Pope John Paul II, when he was Archbishop Karol Wojtyla, knew about sexual abuse within the Catholic Church but failed to take appropriate action. The report aired on TVN24, a major news channel in Poland, and has sparked controversy among Catholics and non-Catholics alike. A former priest named Read more

Polish cardinal chastised by Vatican in hospital

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

A prominent Polish cardinal who was recently sanctioned by the Vatican over sexual abuse allegations has been hospitalized since last week and remains unconscious, Polish media reported Tuesday. Retired Archbishop Henryk Gulbinowicz was sanctioned by the Vatican last week after the 97-year-old was accused of sexually abusing a seminarian and of covering up abuse in 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