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2010-06-02 15:59:00

An inspiring story of freedom through faith WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newt and Callista Gingrich, in partnership with Citizens United Productions and Peace River Company, will premiere their new documentary, Nine Days that Changed the World, next week in Krakow, Warsaw and Rome.

2009-08-04 10:00:00

Award to be presented by President William J. Clinton PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Constitution Center's 2009 Liberty Medal will be awarded to filmmaker and humanitarian Steven Spielberg for his artistic and personal commitment to the preservation of human rights.

2009-04-08 15:16:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 3, 2009, the Polish American Community in the San Francisco Bay Area will celebrate the 218th annual commemoration of the May 3rd Polish Constitution of 1791, which was the first democratic constitution in Europe and second in the world, after the Constitution of the United States.

2008-06-25 06:03:09

By From news reports A Polish appeals court Tuesday upheld the convictions of 14 police officers for their involvement in the killings of nine miners protesting a government crackdown on the Solidarity movement in 1981, and increased most of their sentences.

2006-08-14 08:36:26

By Malgorzata Rakowiec GDANSK, Poland (Reuters) - Poland's ruling party called on German author Guenter Grass on Monday to give up his honorary citizenship of the port city Gdansk after his belated confession that he was once a member of Hitler's Waffen SS.

2006-08-13 12:43:34

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Nobel prize-winning author Guenter Grass has come under attack from writers, literary critics, historians and politicians for his belated confession he was once a member of Hitler's Waffen SS.

2006-07-08 09:12:48

By Adam Jasser WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish conserva

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.