Poland: A Nation Mourns a Martyred Priest

Justice is promised, but the regime is implicated

A cloud of thick gray smoke and the pungent scent of burning wax wafted above the jumble of gravestones in Warsaw's Powazki Cemetery last Thursday. It was All Saints' Day, and thousands of Poles had crowded into the historic burial ground to light candles in memory of the dead. This year the solemn tradition had a special poignancy. The photograph of a frail, youthful man in clerical collar had been nailed to a tree near an unmarked plot that has become the unofficial monument to those...

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