Collection: Politicians and social activists
Available languages: PL, EN, UK
Reference code: 419/I/1/11/314
Owner signature: W/314/09/MD/298
Title: Anna Walentynowicz about St. John Paul II
Size and medium: 1,02 GB; MP4
Creator's name: Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
Repository: Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła IIContent:
Short biographical note:
Anna Walentynowicz (1929-2010) is a legendary activist of the democratic opposition in Poland, a participant of December 70 and August 80 (dismissed from work in the Gdańsk Shipyard on August 7, 1980, the demand for her reinstatement became the first postulate of the strike in the Shipyard, which broke out on August 14, 1980). She was awarded the Freedom Medal and the Order of the White Eagle. She died on April 10, 2010 in the Smolensk plane crash of an official Polish delegation going to celebrate the anniversary of the crime in Katyn.
Description of the visit of the NSZZ Solidarność ('Solidarity') delegation to the Vatican in 1981 - invitation from the Pope, audience in Rome, private conversations over a meal and a visit to the Vatican library.
Symposium "In care of the Mother House" and a book by Anna Walentynowicz "Shadow of the Future" sent to Rome by order of Wanda Półtawska with the author's dedication. The Pope's prayer for the health of Ms. Walentynowicz. Funeral of John Paul II.