Abp Stanisław GĄDECKI: John Paul II did not avoid difficult issues
Abp Stanisław GĄDECKI

Abp Stanisław GĄDECKI

Abp Stanisław GĄDECKI: John Paul II did not avoid difficult issues

Karol Wojtyła, St. John Paul II, was born in the year of the Battle of Warsaw when Poland saved Europe from Soviet communism invasion. He experienced the Nazi occupation during the World War II, and the communist rule afterwards. His confrontation with the two totalitarian systems: the German and Russian regimes, as well as experience of working along with the working class, deeply influenced his perception of the world.  When he became Pope “from a distant country”, distance in this…

Mateusz MORAWIECKI: The Grand Pope fulfilled hopes
Mateusz MORAWIECKI

Mateusz MORAWIECKI

Mateusz MORAWIECKI: The Grand Pope fulfilled hopes

John Paul II not only changed the course of history, but he also helped us to better understand it – writes Mateusz MORAWIECKI .The​ ​year 2020 is filled with anniversaries, often interconnected, which have a special and significant meaning in the history of Poland. This year, we mark not only the centenary of the birth of Saint John Paul II, but also the centenary of the Battle of Warsaw, which saved Poland and Europe from the advancing Soviet forces. It was…