Some 350 priests or one in four of the total number of priests ordained in Europe in 2017 were Polish.
“You, the Polish people, have known first-hand the horror and demeaning impact of the Second World War.”
In her visions, Our Lord wore a white garment with red and pale rays emanating from his heart.
Sr Cecylia her and her colleagues were named as Righteous Among the Nations for hiding Jews in their Vilnius convent to protect them from the Nazis during World War II.
“There needs to be a consistent approach that supports those in prostitution and where we see pimps and other exploiters being prosecuted, not the women,” Ruhama said.
More than two million young people from across the world gathered to celebrate their faith in Poland, and as one Derry participant said, “to go deeper in our friendship with Jesus.”
"If I speak of Islamic violence, I must speak of Catholic violence... and no, not all Muslims are violent, not all Catholics are violent. It is like a fruit salad; there's everything."
Panama City to host next World Youth Day gathering in 2019 - Pope Francis tells over one million young pilgrims that he is not sure if he will be there but that Peter certainly will.
"I worry when I see young people who have 'thrown in the towel' before the game has even begun, who are defeated even before they begin to play, who walk around glumly as if life has no meaning."
"For these young people this is an adventure but there is also obviously a real commitment – they could be going elsewhere but they have decided to give one week to this.”
The phenomenon of immigration is “new, different, and strange to the average Polish person”.
Irish young people travelling overland to WYD - already en route.
“In keeping with the message of St Pope John Paul II, these young people are answering the call of Jesus to be the hope for the future.”
Irish dioceses begin publicising "Catholic celebration like no other" which will take place in Poland as US dioceses prepare to bring 3,000 young people.
Parish priests from the Diocese of Jalingo will take up appointments for a period of three years with the option of staying for longer.
“Every other day, there seems to be a new set piece stunt from a different pro-choice group, all with the goal of pushing for more abortion in Ireland.”
"Although Jews were the main victims of Nazi barbarism, the people of Poland were not spared."
Polish prelate was recalled to Vatican after Archbishop of Santo Domingo informed Pope of allegations against him.
Over 100,000 pilgrims attend Mass in St Peter’s Square and ponder the question 'Who am I?'