Tag: Eastern Europe

Orthodox Christians remain a persecuted religious minority in Kosovo

Hundreds of Christians continue to be threatened, murdered or forced into exile in this unstable region.

Saint John Paul II died fifteen years ago

He was the first non-Italian pope in almost half a millenium and the youngest pope since 1864.

A "priests helpline" to support the faithful in times of pandemic

Priests from the Archdiocese of Poznań will operate a helpline every day from 10 a.m. to noon and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Polish Catholics question government's new restrictions on church attendance.

The authors of the petition emphasise the inconsistency of the new security measures.

Zagreb Cathedral’s spire damaged in major earthquake

It was the strongest earthquake to hit Croatia in the last 140 years.

Poland: a priest banned from walking in the streets of Lublin with relics

Father Mirosław Matuszny asked the faithful to stay at home and accompany him in prayer while standing in the windows.

Polish priest flies over the city of Wrocław with the Blessed Sacrament.

Father Cezary Chwilczyński, priest of the parish dedicated to Saint Joseph in Zórawina, came up with an unusual idea.

Measures against coronavirus complicate church attendance in Central Europe

Measures against coronavirus introduced by Austrian, Czech and Slovak governments have reduced church life in these countries.

Ukraine lost one third of its population since 1993

Our Eastern neighbour is facing a serious demographic problem.