Posts Tagged ‘Polish Sexual abuse’

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

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

Polish cardinal dies after being disciplined by Vatican

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Polish Cardinal Henryk Gulbinowicz, retired archbishop of Wroclaw, died on Nov. 16. His death came 10 days after the publication of Vatican disciplinary measures against him related to sexual abuse. Cardinal Gulbinowicz, who was 97 at the time of his death, had been hospitalized on Nov. 10. The Vatican nunciature in Poland had announced on Read more