Warsaw

Lifestyle & Belief

Polish Jewish community uses Mormon-produced archive to make family connections

In the 1960s, Poland was short on funds to digitize and maintain its paper archives. They approached the Mormon Church and got its help in doing just that. But somewhere in the intervening years, the Momon Church used those archives and other to posthumously baptize Holocaust victims. That's caused a rift between the Mormons and the Jewish community.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sent us in search of a town in north-eastern Poland. Today, this town welcomed dozens of American soldiers and a battery of Patriot missiles. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Adam Easton, who reports from the capital, Warsaw.

Arts, Culture & Media

Poland duo Paula and Karol

A new Polish band is creating buzz on the Warsaw scene � Paula and Karol. They're attracting attention not just because of their folk-indie sound and their appealing lyrics � but because the songs they sing are so� nice. Amy Drozdowska reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Fat Thursday

A jelly donut is your first clue for today's Geo Quiz. Most everyone in the Central European country we're looking for enjoys a good jelly donut. Except they call them paczkis and today happens to be Paczki Day in our mystery nation...

Arts, Culture & Media

Poland duo Paula and Karol

A new Polish band is creating buzz on the Warsaw scene � Paula and Karol. They're attracting attention not just because of their folk-indie sound and their appealing lyrics � but because the songs they sing are so� nice. Amy Drozdowska reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Fat Thursday

A jelly donut is your first clue for today's Geo Quiz. Most everyone in the Central European country we're looking for enjoys a good jelly donut. Except they call them paczkis and today happens to be Paczki Day in our mystery nation...

Lifestyle & Belief

Polish Jewish community uses Mormon-produced archive to make family connections

In the 1960s, Poland was short on funds to digitize and maintain its paper archives. They approached the Mormon Church and got its help in doing just that. But somewhere in the intervening years, the Momon Church used those archives and other to posthumously baptize Holocaust victims. That's caused a rift between the Mormons and the Jewish community.