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Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek about John Paul II

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Identification:
Reference code:
419/I_1_5_248_b
Owner signature:
W/248/08/W/235
Title:
Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek about John Paul II
Date:
2008-12-15
Size and medium:
178 MB; AVI
Creator's name:
Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
Repository:
Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
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FILMED AT:
bd.
RECORDING DURATION:
00:40:30
JOURNALIST:
Marcin Witan
CAMERAMAN:
Piotr Augustynek
Short biographical note:
Bishop Tadeusz Pieronek (1934-2018) - professor of legal sciences, an outstanding expert in canon law; after his studies at the Seminary in Cracow, he continued his studies at the Catholic University of Lublin and the Lateran University; he also completed the Study of Roman Rota.
Among others, he held the posts of: Secretary General of the Polish Bishops' Conference (1993-1998); Rector of the Pontifical Academy of Theology in Cracow (1998-2004), Chairman of the Church's Concordat Commission (1998-2010). He took part in the John Paul II beatification process, presiding over the horn tribunal in Cracow in 2005-2006.
Summary:
The importance of cardinal Wojtyła for the Church in Poland. Information about the election announced in the Vatican Radio. Reactions to the election. Conversation with the Pope in Rome shortly after the conclave; preparations for the first pilgrimage to the homeland.
The importance of each of the papal pilgrimages to the Homeland. The message of the 1991 pilgrimage. Visit by representatives of the Solidarity Trade Union in Rome. Pope's opinion on Solidarity. John Paul II and politics. Bishop Pieronek's participation in the organization of pilgrimages in 1997 and 1999.
John Paul II's use of time. Indisposed physical forces of Wojtyla and later illness. The Pope treating his illness as a natural way of life and fulfilling his mission to the end.