- Oct 29, 2020
Poland’s Catholic bishops have urged nationwide prayers for rain, amid warnings huge areas of farmland could be ruined by drought during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Catholic bishops from Poland and Germany have warned that peace and unity are still needed in Europe, 80 years after the start of World War II.
The president of the Polish bishops’ conference condemned attacks on clergy and places of worship in the traditionally Catholic country as the Church countered media accusations of inciting violence against LGBTQ groups.
Polish Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of his country’s bishops’ conference, said meeting victims of clerical sexual abuse has made him more sensitive to the harm caused by such abuse.
In the wake of the Brexit earthquake, Catholic leaders across Europe have expressed concern that the U.K.’s exit from the EU threatens European unity, but have also said the result is a wake-up call for the EU to rethink its priorities.