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Ruins of the monastery at Monte Cassino following the 1944 Allied assault

Ruins of the monastery at Monte Cassino following the 1944 Allied assault

Pope's praise for Polish veterans

17/05/2017 15:50

Pope Francis has paid tribute to Polish military veterans who fought in the 1944 Battle of Montecassino.

 

Pope Francis greets pilgrims from Poland at his General Audience on Wednesday.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims from Poland at his General Audience on Wednesday.

Pope Francis invokes Sts. Cyril and Methodius at General Audience

15/02/2017 14:41

Invoking Saints Cyril and Methodius, Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke of “the need to maintain the unity of faith, tradition, Christian culture, and to live the Gospel every day.”

 

Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski, the newly appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Krakow

Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski, the newly appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Krakow.

Pope Francis names new Archbishop for Krakow

08/12/2016 15:50

Pope Francis has named Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski as the new Metropolitan Archbishop of Kraków, transferring him from the Archdiocese of Łódź, Poland.

 

Pope Francis on JPII

Pope Francis passes in front of a banner depicting St John Paul II, 22 October 2016.

Pope greets Polish pilgrims on St John Paul II’s feast day

22/10/2016 14:02

In remembrance of the feast day of St John Paul II, Pope Francis recalled the words delivered by his predecessor during his first Mass as the Roman pontiff, on October 22, 1978.

Pope Francis at the final Mass of World Youth Day 2016.

Pope Francis at the final Mass of World Youth Day 2016.

Pope Francis thanks Church in Poland for World Youth Day

23/08/2016 15:32

The Bishops Conference of Poland has released the text of a letter sent by Pope Francis to thank the country for the reception he received last month during World Youth Day.

 

Poland

A man crosses the iconic rails leading to the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau prior to a visit by Pope Francis in Poland, 29 July 2016.

Poland outlaws use of term ‘Polish death camp’

17/08/2016 10:59

Poland's government has approved a new bill that foresees prison terms of up to three years for anyone who uses phrases like "Polish death camps" to refer to Auschwitz and other camps that Nazi Germany operated in occupied Poland during World War II.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis arrives to lead the weekly audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican August 3, 2016.

Pope Francis: General Audience summary

03/08/2016 09:49

Pope Francis’ recent visit to Poland for the 31st World Youth Day was the subject of his Wednesday General Audience, his first after the summer break.

 

Cardinal Franciszek Macharski

Cardinal Franciszek Macharski

Pope Francis mourns Cardinal Macharski

02/08/2016 18:41

Pope Francis has expressed sadness over the death of Polish Cardinal Franciszek Macharski who died earlier Tuesday after an ilness at age 89.