Polish Church urged to check sex abuse claims against priest

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has asked the local Roman Catholic archbishop to investigate allegations that a now-deceased priest who rose to prominence in the Solidarity pro-democracy movement sexually abused minors.

Poland latest country to withdraw from global migration pact

The Polish government said Tuesday that it will not support a global compact seeking international cooperation on migration, citing national sovereignty as it joins countries including Hungary, Austria and the United States in rejecting it.

The Latest: Crowds gather for Poland’s independence march

The Latest on events marking the centennial of Poland's independence (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Poland's president has addressed thousands of people ahead of an Independence Day march in Warsaw that has for the first time been jointly organized by state officials and nationalist organizations.

Polish president sends mixed signals on nationalist march

Poland's president won't take part in an Independence Day march in the capital organized by nationalist organizations, his spokesman said Monday in an announcement that follows the leader urging Poles to participate in the controversial event.

Poland: Court vacancy disputed by chief justice holding seat

Polish President Andrzej Duda has announced that the country's Supreme Court needs a new president even though the justice holding the job insists her term is not over and her colleagues support her. Duda co-authored recent regulations that require the high court's judges to retire at age 65.