from ONE

by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine November 2008)
The Orthodox Church of Poland

A Pilgrimage Through Eastern Europe
text and photographs by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East March 1993)
Excerpts from the editor’s journal, kept while on a January trip to Poland, Ukraine and Russia.

New Challenges in Eastern Europe
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East July 1990)
Although freedom has come – finally – to Eastern Europe, that freedom brings new challenges to Christians.

A Bit of Poland in Turkey
by Charles E. Adelsen
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Fall 1979)
A small village in Turkey adheres to its Polish roots.

from News

Missionaries of Charity Hospice in Poland Demolished
Catholic News Service (29 September 2011)
WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Russia’s Catholic Church criticized the demolition of a hospice complex run by the Missionaries of Charity after a Moscow court ruled it was used illegally for charity work.

Catholic, Orthodox Leaders Urge Reconciliation
Catholic News Service (2 July 2012)
WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox leaders from Poland and Russia will issue a joint statement committing their churches to fostering reconciliation between the two historically feuding countries.

Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue in Poland
Catholic News Service (21 August 2012)
WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — The head of the Russian Orthodox Church and the president of the Polish Catholic bishops’ conference signed a joint message Aug. 17 urging Poles and Russians to set aside centuries of anger and prejudice and work together to maintain their countries’ Christian identities.

Hamas Order Threatens Catholic Schools in Gaza
Catholic News Service (23 January 2013)
WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — On a damp street in Warsaw, not far from St. Florian’s Cathedral, a tiny mattress lies on display behind a safety-glass window, installed at waist height on a dull gray wall.

Help Syria, Pope Says; “Where There Is Suffering, Christ Is Present”
Catholic News Service (24 January 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Retired Cardinal Jozef Glemp of Warsaw, who served as primate of the Catholic Church in Poland during the final years of communism and during the restoration of democracy, died on 23 January at the age of 83.

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