To Kill a Priest is a fictionalized account of the 1984 martyrdom of Solidarity chaplain Jerzy Popieluszko by Poland’s secret police. It demands comparison with the recent video release Romero, an adm...
A man who tells the Truth is a free man despite external slavery, imprisonment, or custody.”—Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko Almighty and merciful God, who brought your Martyr blessed Jerzy to overcome the ...
Aleteia · 1y
Dissident priest Jerzy Popieluszko, a key figure in Poland's 1980s anti-communist Solidarity movement, was abducted, tortured and murdered by the secret police 30 years ago this week. Beatified in 201...
His message was not just for Poland but for all time: when any government tries to impose untruths, when it distorts history, when it crushes attempts to live by ordinary moral values, then we must sp...
The 1984 murder of Polish Catholic priest Father Jerzy Popieluszko may offer clues as to what led to the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and who may have been responsible. The ...
It was October 19, 1984—30 years ago this week. A gentle, courageous, and genuinely holy priest, Jerzy Popieluszko, age 37, found himself in a ghastly spot that, though it must have horrified him, sur...
PBS will air this stirring documentary on the Polish martyr and chaplain of the Polish Solidarity movement on Sunday, June 1 and Monday, June 2. A couple of days ago, I watched Messenger of the Truth, ...
TORUN, POLAND — A secret police captain on trial for the murder of the Rev. Jerzy Popieluszko, a pro-Solidarity priest, said Tuesday ``fear alone`` motivated the killing and denied the crime was part ...
SunSentinel · 18y
It was October 19, 1984—30 years ago this week. A gentle, courageous, and genuinely holy priest, Jerzy Popieluszko, age 37, found himself in a ghastly spot that, though it must have horrified him, sur...
The most notorious incident so far took place in October when Father Jerzy Popieluszko, a charismatic speaker and spiritual leader of the workers at the Warsaw steel factory, was kidnaped and then mur...
And, thanks to this miraculous healing, the process of canonization will begin Saturday at Creteil, near Paris, of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko, better known as the “chaplain of Solidarnosc.” Father and ...