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Bielsko-Zywiec Diocese dismisses complaints about church near Auschwitz-Birkenau

WARSAW, Poland -- A Polish diocese that has the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on its territory has dismissed new Jewish demands for...

New research details Catholic inmates at Auschwitz

WARSAW, Poland — A Polish researcher has published the first study of religious practices among Christian prisoners at Auschwitz-Birkenau, as the 75th anniversary of...

As Dutch parishes close, some Catholics just quit going to church

OXFORD, England — A Dutch Catholic newspaper warned churches will continue to close in the Netherlands, where half of all Catholic parishes have already...

Vatican confirms Medjugorje approval by joining youth festival

WARSAW, Poland — Senior Vatican representatives joined the first officially approved church festival at Medjugorje, three months after Catholic pilgrimages to the site in...

Martyred Romanian bishops symbolize church’s ‘resurrection from darkness’

WARSAW, Poland — A Romanian cardinal incarcerated for 18 years after refusing to abandon his church and a bishop thrown in an unmarked grave...

Polish cardinal, St. John Paul’s aide, defends pontiff’s record on abuse

WARSAW, Poland — A close aide to St. John Paul II has vigorously defended the late pope’s handling of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy...

European Catholic justice and peace groups urge action to protect rights

OXFORD, England — Catholic justice and peace commissions have called for greater attention to social justice across the European Union, urging political leaders to...

Polish Catholic church releases first report on clerical sex abuse

WARSAW, Poland — A top Polish Catholic leader, named the first bishops' conference delegate for child protection, welcomed a church report on sexual abuse...

Polish church unveils integration policy for migrant Catholics

WARSAW, Poland  — Poland's Catholic bishops said they no longer have enough clergy to minister to Poles living abroad and urged emigrant Catholics to...

Russian Catholic leaders pledge to work with Putin after election win

Catholic News Service WARSAW, Poland -- Russia's minority Catholic Church has pledged to help build a civil society after the nation's March 18 election and...

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