Poland’s PM at­tends first Mass cel­e­brated by her son

Cape Breton Post - - World -

WAR­SAW, Poland — Poland’s Prime Min­is­ter Beata Szydlo has at­tended the first Ro­man Catholic Mass that her older son cel­e­brated as priest. Ty­mo­teusz Szydlo cel­e­brated the Mass on Sun­day at the church in Prze­cieszyn (psheh-’TSHE-shin) where he was bap­tized as a child. The 25-year-old was or­dained as a priest the day be­fore.

The Catholic prime min­is­ter said she and her hus­band, Ed­ward Szydlo, were “very happy and proud.’’ The cou­ple has a sec­ond son, Blazej. Szydlo heads a gov­ern­ment of the con­ser­va­tive Law and Jus­tice party, which ad­heres to tra­di­tional Catholic church teach­ings on mar­riage, same­sex re­la­tion­ships and abor­tion.

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