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Poles losing faith in once mighty Catholic Church

Warsaw - Once all powerful in Poland, the Catholic Church has been under severe pressure this year -- from a series of abuse scandals and a perceived association with the country's right-wing government.

Poland eyes hard split with coal

Warsaw - Coal-dependent EU member Poland aims to shut its last mine by the bloc's 2050 target, but experts warn the move to go green comes late and faces many hurdles.

Fresh protest in Poland over abortion ruling

Warsaw - Thousands of people turned out in Warsaw Sunday for the latest protest against a court decision restricting the right to abortion in all but the most exceptional circumstances.

Cyberpunk 2077 launches to global acclaim despite seizure warnings

Warsaw - Cyberpunk 2077, a video game reported to be one of the most expensive ever made, launched worldwide on Thursday after its makers vowed to fix graphics that risk triggering epileptic seizures.

Poland's Cyberpunk 2077 prepares for global debut

Warsaw - The developer of Cyberpunk 2077, the much-delayed video game that is reported to be one of the most expensive ever made, has promised a "new quality" in experience for users when it finally launches worldwide on Thursday.

Kacper Majchrzak talks about Cali Condors winning ISL Season 2 Special

World-class Polish swimmer Kacper Majchrzak chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about being the Cali Condors winning ISL Season 2.

Poland's 'revolution that we cannot stop'

Warsaw - For Klementyna Suchanow, one of the leaders of Poland's protest movement, mass demonstrations against a tightening of abortion laws have turned into "a real revolution" against the current government.

'Silent majority' of Poles favour strict abortion law

Warsaw - While mass protests against a court verdict backing a near-total ban on abortion have taken on an increasingly political flavour in Poland, the devout Catholic country is far from turning pro-choice.

Poland, Hungary harden rhetoric in EU budget row

Warsaw - Poland and Hungary toughened their rhetoric on Wednesday in a row that is blocking the European Union's long-term budget and coronavirus rescue on the eve of a summit in Brussels.

Far-right 'hooligans' clash with police at Warsaw march

Warsaw - Polish far-right supporters on Wednesday clashed with riot police near Warsaw's main stadium, which is being used as a temporary hospital for Covid-19 victims.

'Traumatised' Poles look abroad after abortion ruling

Warsaw - Abortion charities are reporting a sharp increase in the number of Polish women turning to them for help after a constitutional court ruling last month to tighten legislation.

Trump ally Poland conflicted over Biden win

Warsaw - A faithful ally of Donald Trump, Poland's populist government is struggling to digest his defeat and is worried the president-elect will be far more critical of its domestic policies, experts said Monday.

Polish pro-choice campaigner helps women bypass abortion law

Warsaw - Seven years ago, Natalia Broniarczyk had an abortion despite stringent Polish legislation against it. Now, she is helping other women do the same and taking part in mass protests against a further tightening of an already highly restrictive law.

Poles defy virus warnings to rally for abortion rights

Warsaw - Thousands of people rallied in Warsaw and across Poland on Friday, defying government orders and risking coronavirus contagion to voice their anger at a court ruling banning almost all abortions.

Polish churches become battleground in abortion fight

Warsaw - Graffiti on church walls, demonstrations during mass and angry confrontations with priests: Catholic churches have become a new battleground in the struggle over abortion rights in Poland.

Polish women strike, hold mass demos over near-total abortion ban

Warsaw - Women in Poland walked off the job and hit the streets nationwide on Wednesday, the seventh straight day of mass protests over a court ruling to impose a near-total abortion ban in Poland.

Polish PM urges end to 'barbarism' of abortion protests

Warsaw - Poland's prime minister on Tuesday defended a highly controversial court ruling on abortion that has ignited angry protests across the country, calling for an end to "barbarism".

Protesters target churches over Poland's near-total abortion ban

Warsaw - Protesters targeted Catholic churches across Poland on Sunday in the fourth straight day of upheaval against a near-total ban on abortion in the EU country.Demonstrators chanted "we've had enough!

Third day of protest against Poland's near-total abortion ban

Warsaw - Thousands marched in cities across Poland on Saturday in the third straight day of protest against a near-total ban on abortion in the EU country, with some promising further actions in the coming days.

Poland's president tests positive for coronavirus

Warsaw - Poland's President Andrzej Duda said he had tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, as the EU country faces a record rise in cases and mass protests despite a ban on public gatherings intended to stem infections.
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