- May 27, 2020
Supporting one’s neighbors, small businesses and local producers while also contributing to relief and development efforts globally are human and Christian values promoted by Catholic social teaching.
On a day set aside for prayer and atonement for victims of sexual abuse in Poland, a statue of a Cold War-era priest was removed in the city of Gdańsk, after he was accused of abusing minors.
The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has asked the local Roman Catholic archbishop to investigate allegations that a now-deceased priest who rose to prominence in the Solidarity pro-democracy movement sexually abused minors.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, has said that the Church must support social and political unity in Europe.
The Catholic ruling party in Poland has instituted a law against shops being open on Sunday. There is a wide variety of opinions about the fairness of the law, but the Catholic Church there supports it.
We must oppose abortion without confusion or uncertainty, but we must also be a people of life from the womb to the tomb, and everywhere in between.