An abuse survivor is leading a march Oct. 7 in Warsaw to demand a government commission to evaluate the extent of pedophilia in Poland's Catholic Church, and to aggressively prosecute sex offenders.
The Polish Congregation of Marian Fathers is once again trying to silence Fr. Adam Boniecki. A gag order, lifted in July, was reinstituted in November.
Marian Fr. Adam Boniecki, 83, a confidant of Pope John Paul II, has been outspoken in defending the need for church-state separation in Poland and a more humane policy of welcoming refugees from conflicts in the Middle East.
According to a new Polish law effective Jan. 1, women who agree to deliver babies with serious issues will receive a one-time payment of 900 Euros ($1,000).