Solidarity priest Father Popieluszko beatified
June 07, 2010
Father Jerzy Popieluszko (1947-84), whose vocal opposition to Communism and support for the Solidarity labor movement led to his brutal martyrdom, was beatified on June 6 in Warsaw. 140,000 people, including his 90-year-old mother, attended the Mass.
- Polish Solidarity Priest Fr Jerzy Popieluszko is Beatified (Vatican Radio)
- Church beatifies Pole slain by communists in 1984 (AP)
- Jerzy Popieluszko (Wikipedia)