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Update: Polish archbishop resigns over old communist ties

By Brandigal (Donna)     Jan 7, 2007 in World
Warsaw's new archbishop resigned amid a scandal about his cooperation with the communist-era secret police.
Archbishop Stanislaw Wielgus, who took the office on Friday, has submitted his resignation, Poland's Episcopate said in a statement. Pope Benedict XVI asked the outgoing archbishop, Cardinal Jozef Glemp, to administer the archdiocese until a replacement is found.
Documents were found at a historical institute that indicated Wielgus had willingly collaborated.
Wielgus, who had been bishop of Plock since 1999, said Friday that he was leaving his fate in the hands of the pope: "With full humility, I declare to the Holy Father that I will submit to each of his decisions."
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