Tuesday, Dec. 07, 1999

Father Jerzy Popieluszko

Week of Nov. 12, 1984
Poland mourns the murder of popular priest and non-violent protester, Father Jerzy Popieluszko. Though the government promises justice, many suspect the complicity of top Polish officials. TIME's Richard Hornik writes: "He [Popieluszko] was not a firebrand but a deeply religious man who simply followed the dictates of his conscience.