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Sister Klaryta Antoszewska (1932-2014) grew up in Poland during the Holocaust.  She became a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity in Poland and studied theology, languages and philology. One of her teachers was Karol Józef Wojtyła. In '60s, she worked at the Vatican in the Office of Peace and Justice. In 1976 she went to Las Vegas and established the Sisters of Saint Francis Social and Refugee Program and was an activist in the anti-nuclear movement.

Sister Klaryta Antoszewska (1932-2014) grew up in Poland during the Holocaust. She became a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity in Poland and studied theology, languages and philology. One of her teachers was Karol Józef Wojtyła. In '60s, she worked at the Vatican in the Office of Peace and Justice. In 1976 she went to Las Vegas and established the Sisters of Saint Francis Social and Refugee Program and was an activist in the anti-nuclear movement.

The persecution of the Catholic Church in German-occupied Poland; reports presented by H.E. Cardinal Hlond, primate of Poland, to Pope Pius XII, Vatican broadcasts, and other reliable evidence / Preface by H.E.A. Cardinal Hinsley

The persecution of the Catholic Church in German-occupied Poland; reports presented by H.E. Cardinal Hlond, primate of Poland, to Pope Pius XII, Vatican broadcasts, and other reliable evidence / Preface by H.E.A. Cardinal Hinsley

Wooden Box - Pope John Paul II. Hand-carved rectanular wood box featuring Pope John Paul II on the top of the lid with the Vatican in the background. The box is hand-painted and has various hand-burning techniques used for the outlines of the Pope and the background building. It has a hinged backing for easy opening and closing. The box is ideal for the safekeeping jewelry and precious items. Measures: 5.0" L x 3.5" W x 1.5" H Made in Poland

Wooden Box - Pope John Paul II. Hand-carved rectanular wood box featuring Pope John Paul II on the top of the lid with the Vatican in the background. The box is hand-painted and has various hand-burning techniques used for the outlines of the Pope and the background building. It has a hinged backing for easy opening and closing. The box is ideal for the safekeeping jewelry and precious items. Measures: 5.0" L x 3.5" W x 1.5" H Made in Poland

The Black Madonna of Częstochowa (Polish: Czarna Madonna or Matka Boska Częstochowska, Latin: Imago thaumaturga Beatae Virginis Mariae Immaculatae Conceptae, in Claro Monte ), also known as Our Lady of Częstochowa, is a revered icon of the Virgin Mary housed at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa, Poland. Several Pontiffs have recognised the venerated icon, beginning with Pope Clement XI who issued a Canonical Coronation to the image on 8 September 1717 via the Vatican Chapter…

The Black Madonna of Częstochowa (Polish: Czarna Madonna or Matka Boska Częstochowska, Latin: Imago thaumaturga Beatae Virginis Mariae Immaculatae Conceptae, in Claro Monte ), also known as Our Lady of Częstochowa, is a revered icon of the Virgin Mary housed at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa, Poland. Several Pontiffs have recognised the venerated icon, beginning with Pope Clement XI who issued a Canonical Coronation to the image on 8 September 1717 via the Vatican Chapter…

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis opened the registration period for next year's World Youth Day in Poland, using a tablet computer to sign himself up from a window overlooking St. Peter's Square during the traditional Sunday blessing.

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis opened the registration period for next year's World Youth Day in Poland, using a tablet computer to sign himself up from a window overlooking St. Peter's Square during the traditional Sunday blessing.

The popular pontiff, seen today in the Vatican City, will spend a total of five days in Poland, arriving on July 27 and concluding his visit on July 31.

The popular pontiff, seen today in the Vatican City, will spend a total of five days in Poland, arriving on July 27 and concluding his visit on July 31.

The Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul in Poznań is one of the oldest churches in Poland and the oldest Polish cathedral.    The cathedral is supposedly place of the baptism of Mieszko I. Built in the second half of the 10th century.

The Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul in Poznań is one of the oldest churches in Poland and the oldest Polish cathedral. The cathedral is supposedly place of the baptism of Mieszko I. Built in the second half of the 10th century.

Poland nuns buy portraits of late Pope Pope John Paul II, in a shop near St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Friday, April 25, 2014. Hundred thousands of pilgrims and faithful are expected to reach Rome to attend the scheduled April 27 ceremony at the Vatican in which Pope Francis will elevate in a solemn ceremony John XXIII and John Paul II to sainthood.

Poland nuns buy portraits of late Pope Pope John Paul II, in a shop near St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Friday, April 25, 2014. Hundred thousands of pilgrims and faithful are expected to reach Rome to attend the scheduled April 27 ceremony at the Vatican in which Pope Francis will elevate in a solemn ceremony John XXIII and John Paul II to sainthood.