Poland’s abortion debate risks shaking government, church
Europe / International News

Poland’s abortion debate risks shaking government, church

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As Poland’s Catholic Church prepares to celebrate 1,050 years as the national faith, a call by its bishops for a total ban on abortion has embroiled the church in a divisive and potentially harmful debate. The church that was crucial in preserving the nation’s spirit and identity in World War II … Continue reading

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Thousands of Poles protest efforts to change abortion law
Europe / International News

Thousands of Poles protest efforts to change abortion law

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Poles rallied Saturday, Apr.9, against tightening Poland’s anti-abortion law, which is already among Europe’s strictest. Street protests were organized in Warsaw and in other Polish cities by a new pro-abortion group that opposes a recent call by some Catholic bishops for an unconditional ban on abortion in Poland, and … Continue reading